European Council meets to discuss Ukraine, defence, energy and food security

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Monday, 30 May 2022 13:15

Today and tomorrow, EU leaders meet in Brussels to discuss the latest developments in relation to Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine and continued EU support to Ukraine, including humanitarian, military, financial, and political support. 

The EU heads of state and government will also discuss EU security and defence, energy, and food security.

One of our most pressing concerns is assisting the Ukrainian state, along with our international partners, with its liquidity needs. We will also discuss how best to organise our support for Ukraine’s reconstruction, as a major global effort will be required to rebuild the country,” said European Council President Charles Michel ahead of the summit. 

He added that the EU would also continue putting pressure on Russia.

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