Deepening EU security cooperation with Asian partners: Council adopts conclusions

28.05.2018

Mr Neven MIMICA, European Commissioner for International Cooperation & Development.

Photo: European Union


On 28 May 2018, the Council adopted conclusions on enhanced EU security cooperation in and with Asia.

The Council notes that there are important possibilities to deepen EU security cooperation with its Asian strategic partners: China, India, Japan and the Republic of Korea, as well as with other partners, along with ASEAN and its member states.

The Council identifies key areas for deeper security engagement: maritime security, cyber security, counter terrorism, hybrid threats, conflict prevention, the proliferation of chemical biological radiological and nuclear weapons and the development of regional cooperative orders.

Read the full press release here.

Visit the meeting the page on the website of the Council of the European Union.

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