Brussels (The Times Groupe)- The EU’s foreign ministers will discuss food and energy security between June 23-24 before the summit of EU leaders.
Foreign Affairs Council members will be informed about current affairs, and ministers will be able to exchange views on recent events and external relations developments.
The council will then discuss the latest developments in the Horn of Africa and the EU’s relationship with Egypt.
“Finally, the Council will discuss Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine, following the European Council’s special meeting on 30-31 May 2022 and the adoption of a sixth package of sanctions against Russia.
“Over an informal lunch EU ministers will have the opportunity to hold a discussion with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt Sameh Hassan Shoukry,” the statement said.
The agenda will also include the Ukrainian war’s global implications, particularly food and energy security, according to a senior EU official.
According to the official, the EU is considering several options for the export of millions of tons of wheat, including Belarus.
According to the statement, the ministers will discuss the sixth sanctions package, which was agreed to at the last summit, and are not preparing a new one.