Austria Foreign Minister Schallenberg Travelled to Luxembourg for EU Meeting

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: April 25, 2023; 23:50 ♦ (Vindobona)

Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg traveled to Luxembourg for the Foreign Affairs Council. The meeting of EU foreign ministers focused on the fierce fighting in Sudan, the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine and its global impact, and the situation in Iran.

EU foreign ministers addressed the crisis in Sudan at their monthly meeting. / Picture: © BMEIA Bundesministerium für Europa, Integration und Äußeres / Gruber / Flickr Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

At their monthly meeting, the EU foreign ministers discussed the crisis in Sudan. The Europeans' chief diplomat, Josep Borrell of Spain, looked exhausted even as he arrived in Luxembourg. "It was a long, intense weekend," he told waiting journalists before the talks got underway. Above all, flying the Europeans out of Sudan turned out to be a challenge, which was nevertheless…