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25.01.2021  

Minister dr. Logar and Belgian Foreign Minister Wilmès on the priorities of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU

Minister dr. Logar presented the priorities of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, emphasizing that Slovenia will pay special attention to the area of comprehensive strengthening of the Union's capacity to deal with health and other crises.

They agreed on the importance of respecting European values and the rule of law, which are the cornerstone of the European Union. They paid special attention to the issue of migration flows and the search for an agreement on the draft pact on migration and asylum. They supported the strengthening of strategic autonomy for EU and cooperation with the global world on the basis of free and rules-based trade, and exchanged views on future relations with the United Kingdom and China.