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EU General Affairs Council Conclusions on relations with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and more

Summary: 10 May 2010, Brussels – Council of the European Union PRESS RELEASE: 3012th Council meeting, General Affairs

President: Mr Miguel Ángel MORATINOS, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Spain

Main results of the Council

The Council discussed an annotated draft agenda for the European Council meeting to be held on 17 June.

It approved mandates for the negotiation of association agreements with Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, aimed at upgrading relations with the three countries.

It approved a draft directive on the deployment of intelligent transport systems in the field of road transport.

And following on from the Euro Group agreement of 2 May to activate support via bilateral loans to Greece, the Council adopted a decision setting out measures to be taken by Greece to reduce its government deficit.

CONTENTS: ITEMS DEBATED

PREPARATION OF THE JUNE EUROPEAN COUNCIL

MEETINGS ON THE SIDELINES OF THE COUNCIL

OTHER ITEMS APPROVED

ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS
– Greece - Measures to reduce its government deficit

NEIGHBOURHOOD POLICY
– Relations with Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia - Association agreements

GENERAL AFFAIRS
– Report on work in the Council's different configurations

TRANSPORT
– Intelligent transport systems in road transport

APPOINTMENTS
– Economic and Social Committee

Download the complete General Affairs Council Conclusions (pdf)

  • Ref: CL10-079EN
  • EU source: Council
  • UN forum: 
  • Date: 10/5/2010


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