Jean Asselborn at General Affairs Council in Brussels
The Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg Jean Asselborn, participated in the General Affairs Council of the European Union on 11 February 2014 in Brussels.
The Council examined a draft annotated agenda for the European Council meeting to be held on 20 and 21 March. The next European Council will focus on economic policy: it will conclude the first phase of the European Semester, discuss industrial competitiveness and hold a debate on the draft framework for climate and energy between 2020 to 2030. Leaders will also look at the state of preparations of the upcoming EU-Africa summit.