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"Foreign Affairs" Council, 820th meeting: second day, 25/01/1983

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The Council of Ministers of the EC met for its 820th meeting under the presidency of Hans-Dietrich Genscher, German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs. The following topics were discussed:- budgetary problems - the uniform electoral procedure for the European Parliament - the meeting between the Foreign Affairs Ministers of the Member States and the enlarged Bureau of the European Parliament - the modification of the status of Greenland - the accession of Portugal and Spain to the EC - relations between the EC and Japan - the fight against world hunger - the modification of the tariff concession on sound reproduction devices - the reinforcement of the current system of iron and steel anti-crisis measures - relations between the EC and the United States - relations between the EC and Italy. Participants (re: press release: 4440/83 ): - Léo Tindemans, Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs - Uffe Elleman-Jensen, Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs - Hans-Dietrich Genscher, German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs - Grigoris Varfis, Greek Secretary of State for Economic Coordination in charge of Relations with the CEC - Claude Cheysson, French Minister for External Relations- Peter Barry, Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs - Emilio Colombo, Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs - Colette Flesch, Deputy Luxembourgish Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs, External Trade and Cooperation, Minister for the Economy and Small Businesses, and Minister for Justice- Hans van den Broek, Dutch Minister for Foreign Affairs - Francis Pym, British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs - Gaston Thorn, President of the CEC - Wilhelm Haferkamp, Vice-President of the CEC in charge of External Relations including Nuclear Affairs - Lorenzo Natali, Vice-President of the CEC in charge of Mediterranean Policy, Enlargement and Information - Etienne Davignon, Vice-President of the CEC in charge of Industrial Affairs, Energy, Euratom Supply Agency, Research and Science and the Joint Research Centre - Christopher Tugendhat, Vice-President of the CEC in charge of Budget and Financial Control, Financial Institutions and Taxation - Poul Dalsager, Member of the CEC in charge of Agriculture - Karl-Heinz Narjes, Member of the CEC in charge of Internal Market and Industrial Innovation, Customs Union, Environment, Consumer Protection and Nuclear Safety - Richard Burke, Member of the CEC, Delegate of the President, in charge of Personnel and Administration, the Statistical Office and the Office for Official Publications
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Type: Report   Reference: I-003640   Date: 25/01/1983
Personalities:   Dondelinger, Jean |   Hurd, Douglas |   Tindemans, Léo |   Natali, Lorenzo |   Flesch, Colette  
Location: Brussels - Council/Charlemagne  
Languages: MUTE

Tags: Council - Foreign Affairs
© European Communities, 1983   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
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