EU Foreign Affairs Council: Schallenberg Warns of Second Iron Curtain

PeoplePoliticians ♦ Published: October 12, 2020; 22:15 ♦ (Vindobona)

At this month's EU Foreign Affairs Council, current foreign issues, such as developments in Belarus, in the Nagorno-Karabakh region and the relations with Russia, were on the agenda. Austria was represented by Foreign Minister Schallenberg.

Austrian Foreign Minister Schallenberg at EU's Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg. / Picture: © BMEIA Bundesministerium für Europa, Integration und Äußeres / Flickr Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

The meeting of EU foreign ministers at the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) focused on current trouble spots such as developments in Belarus and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg after the meeting:

"We must prevent a new Iron Curtain from being drawn over Belarus. But it is also clear that we must not only speak the language of …