Estonian formin to attend EU General Affairs Council in Luxembourg

  • 2024-04-29
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN - Estonian Foreign Minister Margus Tsahkna is to attend an informal meeting of the General Affairs Council (FAC) of the European Union in Brussels on Monday and Tuesday.

This meeting will be held against the background of the 20th anniversary of the 2004 enlargement, when 10 new member states joined the EU. The anniversary will be celebrated on Monday evening, spokespeople for the Foreign Ministry told BNS.

On Tuesday, a working breakfast will be held together with representatives of EU candidate countries from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine to discuss the issue of the rule of law in the enlargement process.

Member states' discussions on the EU rule of law toolbox and the future of the EU will follow.