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FOREIGN AFFAIRS/TRADE COUNCIL - 27 NOVEMBER
26 Nov 2015

FOREIGN AFFAIRS/TRADE COUNCIL – 27 NOVEMBER

Brussels Daily

Jean Asselborn will chair the EU ” Foreign Affairs Council” (European Union Trade) in Brussels, on 27 November 2015

The Luxembourg Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Jean Asselborn, will be in Brussels on Friday, 27 November 2015 to chair the EU ” Foreign Affairs Council ” – European Union Trade.

The meeting is part of preparations for the 10th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO ) which will be held in Nairobi from 15 to 18 December 2015.

 

Agenda highlights

The Council will discuss the preparation of the 10th World Trade Organization (WTO) ministerial conference. This conference will take place in Nairobi on 15-18 December 2015.

Ministers will take stock of negotiations on a transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP) with the United States. They will also cover other ongoing negotiations with Mercosur and with various Asian countries.

The Council will review trilateral consultations with Ukraine and Russia and discuss the crisis in the European steel industry.

Over lunch, ministers will discuss development in trade and investment relations with China.

 

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