Today, the Council of the European Union has adopted the mandates authorizing the opening of negotiations with the United States for the conclusion of two separate agreements, namely an agreement on the elimination of tariffs for industrial goods and an
Luxembourg reaffirms its full support to the International Criminal Court (ICC). As the world’s first permanent international criminal court, the ICC represents one of the most important steps in the development of international criminal justice and in the fight
On January 26th, various Member States urged Mr. Nicolás Maduro to take the necessary legal steps for democratic presidential elections to be announced within 8 days. On that same day, the EU High Representative / Vice President issued a statement on
Luxembourg refers and fully subscribes to the statement of the European Union of 26 January 2019 on the situation in Venezuela.
After experiencing an increase in its transposition deficit in 2015 and 2016, Luxembourg now again complies with the 1%-threshold set by the March 2007 European Council. By the end of the second semester of 2017, the deficit ratio had
For the public celebration of the birthday of H.R.H. the Grand Duke, members of the Grand Duke's family and the government will attend the festivities organised in Esch-sur-Alzette, Larochette and Luxembourg City on 22 and 23 June 2018.
Following the unacceptable levels of violence recently witnessed in the Gaza Strip, Luxembourg's foreign policy chief, Jean Asselborn, has decided to summon the Ambassador of Israel to the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs in Luxembourg.
In the context of the Salisbury attack, the Luxembourg Government stands in full solidarity with the United Kingdom in the face of this serious challenge to our common security.
On 1 March 2018, the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg, Jean Asselborn, went to Brasilia to officially inaugurate the Embassy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in Brazil.
Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Jean Asselborn regrets the decision of the President of the United States to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. This unilateral decision announced on 6 December 2017 is not in conformity with the
In view of the upcoming Presidency of the European Union, the European Year for Development and Luxembourg’s key role in UNAIDS’ 90-90-90 treatment target, the Directorate for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs is organising a lab debate at the European Development Days.