Preparation of the European Council meeting of 15 and 16 December 2016: security and defence
Event date: 14/12/2016
Debate during the plenary session of December in Strasbourg on the preparation of the European Council meeting of 15 and 16 December 2016 with a focus on the security and defence. Statements on the situation in Syria and the Council discussions on security and defence. Statements by Ivan KORCOK, Slovak State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jean-Claude JUNCKER, President of the EC, Manfred WEBER (EPP, DE), Gianni PITTELLA (S&D, IT), Syed KAMALL (ECR, UK), ECR Group leader, Guy VERHOFSTADT (ALDE, BE), ALDE Group leader, Ska KELLER (Greens/EFA, DE), and Nigel FARAGE (EFDD, UK).