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Kubiš attends EU Council session in preparation for October summit

Foreign Affairs Minister Ján Kubiš leads the Slovak delegation at a regular session of the EU's General Affairs and External Relations Council (GAERC) on September 15 and 16 in Brussels, the TASR newswire was told by ministry spokesman Ján Škoda.

Foreign Affairs Minister Ján Kubiš leads the Slovak delegation at a regular session of the EU's General Affairs and External Relations Council (GAERC) on September 15 and 16 in Brussels, the TASR newswire was told by ministry spokesman Ján Škoda.

The EU ministers will predominantly deal with preparations for the European Council session that takes place in October. In the block of time devoted to current events, the attendees will discuss the situation in Georgia, which will also include an approval to dispatch an EU monitoring mission to that country. Other topics will include the situation in the Western Balkans, with an emphasis on cooperation between the EU and Serbia, and current events in Zimbabwe and Somalia, where the EU is participating in the battle against piracy. TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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