Tuesday, 19 October 2004

Questions (41)

Simon Coveney


171 Mr. Coveney asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if he will give details of his overseas travel arrangements for the remainder of 2004; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25213/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Foreign)

The following is a list of my confirmed overseas engagements for the remainder of the year. On 29 October, I will be in Rome to sign the European constitution. There will be three meetings of the General Affairs and External Relations Council between now and the end of the year. These will take place in Brussels on 2 and 3 November, 22 and 23 November and 13 and 14 December. I will also attend the European Council meetings in Brussels on 4 and 5 November and 17 December. On 29 and 30 November, I will be in The Hague for a Euro-Mediterranean Partnership, EUROMED, mid-term ministerial meeting. I will also be attending a Euro Atlantic Partnership Council, EAPC, ministerial meeting in Brussels on 9 and 10 December.