Participation of Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and President of the Council in the Informal meeting of Defence Ministers, Malta: visit at EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia
An Informal meeting of the EU Ministers for Defence took place in Valletta on 26 April 2017. This meeting was chaired by Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC.
The Council meeting in Defence formation deals with the European Union’s policies on Defence and the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP).
Discussions focused on external actions concerning the development of the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy - notably the EU Global Strategy and its implementation plan on the security and defence aspects - relations with key international partners such as the UN and NATO as well as a review of EU military missions and operations. SHOTLIST