Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn took part in the informal meeting “Gymnich”

Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn took part in the informal meeting “Gymnich” of the EU Foreign ministers which took place in Dublin (Ireland) on March 22-23. The participants seized the opportunity to talk about some problems on the international agenda.

They discussed the recent development of the situation in Syria, exchanged opinions on the functioning of the European External Action service in the presence of Elmar Brok, President of the International relations commission of the European Parliament. The following day the ministers discussed the partnerships between the European Union and various regional organisations, like the Arab league, the Cooperation Council for the Arab states of the Gulf and the Organization of Islamic cooperation.