Preparation of the European Council meeting of 12 and 13 December 2019: extracts from the debate (EU climate change strategy and external relations)


During the plenary session (25-28 November 2019) in the European Parliament, in Strasbourg, MEPs, Frans TIMMERMANS, First Vice-President of the EC in charge of Better Regulation, Inter-Institutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights, and a representative of the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU, discuss Parliament’s priorities in anticipation of the European Council meeting (Brussels, 12-13 December). The main topics on the summit agenda are the EU long-term budget, EU climate change strategy, and external relations. Statements by Tytti TUPPURAINEN, Finnish Minister for European Affairs, Frans TIMMERMANS, Executive Vice-President-designate, European Green Deal, Manfred WEBER (EPP, DE), Eero HEINÄLUOMA (S&D, FI), Dacian CIOLOŞ (RE, RO) and Ska KELLER (Greens/EFA, DE).

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