Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Questions (78)

Micheál Martin


78. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if Israel and Palestine were discussed at the recent EU meeting of foreign ministers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24450/19]

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Written answers (Question to Foreign)

The most recent meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council took place in Brussels on 13 May. Ministers did not discuss Israel and Palestine.

I do however expect that the Middle East Peace Process will be discussed at the forthcoming meeting of EU Foreign Ministers in Luxembourg on 18 June, since regional issues would be a natural topic for discussion with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Jordan, who is expected to be present.