On 11 November 2019, the European Union (EU) Foreign Affairs Council will gather for a meeting in Brussels, with participation of the Permanent Representative of Latvia to the EU, Sanita Pavļuta-Deslandes.
The Foreign Affairs Council is expected to discuss the situation in Afghanistan, in particular following the presidential election end of September and the socio-political instability in the country. There will also be an exchange of views on the security situation in the Persian Gulf and Iran, as well as possible support from the EU for a regional dialogue with the countries of the Persian Gulf, including engagement with Iran.
The Council will also hold a meeting with the Prime Minister of Sudan, Abdalla Hamdok, to discuss developments in the country. The major goal of Abdalla Hamdok’s government, formed in September and recently approved, is to stabilise the situation in the country.
The meetings of the Foreign Affairs Council are held on a monthly basis, and they are chaired by the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Policy and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini.