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Top Stories from the European Council - 29 June-3 July 2020

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Declaration of the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the adoption by China's National People's Congress of a National Security Legislation on Hong Kong.

The European Union issued a declaration reiterating its grave concerns about the adoption of the National Security Law in Hong Kong.


'Aux côtés du G5 Sahel, l'Union européenne tient ses engagements' - discours du Président Charles Michel au Sommet de Nouakchott

"Aux côtés du G5 Sahel, l'Union européenne tient ses engagements" - discours du Président Charles Michel au Sommet de Nouakchott


"On the path to a deeper and stronger partnership, living up to the European and African aspirations": Council adopts conclusions on Africa

The Council approved conclusions on Africa, restating the paramount importance of a stronger EU-Africa partnership.


Venezuela: Declaration by the High Representative, on behalf of the European Union, on the latest developments in Venezuela

The European Union issued a declaration on the latest developments in Venezuela.


Brussels IV Conference on 'Supporting the future of Syria and the region': co-chairs' declaration

The co-chairs of the Brussels IV conference on Supporting the future of Syria and the region, the European Union and the United Nations, issued a declaration.


Extension of current CAP rules until the end of 2022: informal deal on transitional regulation

Extension of current CAP rules until the end of 2022.


Council extends the mandates of EU CSDP civilian missions for one more year

The Council extended the mandates of three of its Common Security and Defence Policy civilian missions: EUBAM Rafah, EUBAM Libya and EUPOL COPPS.


Forward look: 29 June - 12 July 2020

Overview of the main subjects to be discussed at meetings of the Council of the EU over the next two weeks and upcoming media events.


Modernising judicial cooperation across borders: Presidency and Parliament reach provisional agreement on the taking of evidence and the service of documents regulations

The EU is working to modernise cross-border exchanges between authorities through digitalisation and the use of IT to improve judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters.


Council agrees to start lifting travel restrictions for residents of some third countries

The Council today adopted a recommendation on the gradual lifting of the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU.


EU consumers obtain access to collective redress

Coreper approved the early second reading agreement on the draft directive on representative actions for consumers.


Remarks by President Charles Michel after the Republic of Korea - EU Leaders' video conference meeting

Presidents Michel, von der Leyen and Moon held a meeting via video conference. They discussed the Covid-19 pandemic and the economic recovery; EU-South Korea relationship and regional and international issues. EU goal is to be a stronger player in Asia.


Fifth meeting of the Accession Conference with Montenegro at Deputy level, Brussels, 30 June 2020

The fifth meeting of the Accession Conference with Montenegro at Deputy level was held today in Brussels to open negotiations on the last screened chapter, Chapter 8 - Competition policy.


Joint press release: Republic of Korea - EU Leaders' video conference meeting

European Council President Charles Michel, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in held a Leaders' meeting via video conference on 30 June 2020.


Venezuela: eleven officials added to sanctions list

The Council added eleven new names to the EU's sanctions list on Venezuela.


Media advisory - Republic of Korea- EU leaders' video conference meeting, 30 June 2020

The Republic of Korea-EU leaders' video conference will bring together the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and the President of the Republic of Korea, Jae-in Moon.


Russia: Council renews economic sanctions over Ukrainian crisis for six more months

The Council decided to renew sanctions targeting specific economic sectors of the Russian Federation until 31 January 2021.


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