Austrian Foreign Minister Schallenberg at EU Foreign Affairs Council for the First Time

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: June 21, 2019; 16:03 ♦ (Vindobona)

In Luxembourg, Federal Minister Alexander Schallenberg represented Austria for the first time at the FAC Foreign Affairs Council and the Council of the European Union.

Austrian Federal Chancellor Brigitte Bierlein and Foreign Minister Schallenberg at EU Councils for the first time. / Picture: © European Union and Austrian crossed flags by Vindobona

The Foreign Affairs Council met on the EU Global Strategy, the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), the political situation in Sudan and the European Union's relations with Jordan.

Another topic was the recent escalation of the Iran crisis.

In the General Affairs Council, the EU ministers discussed the 2019 enlargement package, the next multiannual financial…