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EU-League of Arab States summit in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, 24-25/02/2019

Thursday، 21 February 2019 - 03:12 PM

The EU-League of Arab States (LAS) summit will bring together for the first time heads of state or government from both sides.

President Donald Tusk will co-chair the meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. He will represent the EU along with President Jean-Claude Juncker.

Leaders from both sides will seek to strengthen Arab-European ties.

The meeting is expected to start in the afternoon on Sunday 24 February and end with a press conference in the afternoon on Monday 25 February. It will take place in the International Congress Centre in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.

Ahead of the summit, foreign ministers from the EU and the LAS gathered in Brussels for a ministerial meeting.

First Day: 24/02/2019

17:00  Arrivals and official welcome

17:30 Opening ceremony

17:50 First plenary session

20:15 Official dinner

Second Day: 25/02/2019

09:30  Arrivals

10:30 Restricted session

12:00 Second plenary session

14:00 Closing ceremony

14:20 Press conference

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