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On 26 February the Foreign Affairs Council adopted conclusions on the Maldives which assess the recent deterioration of the situation in the country.
The Council calls on the competent Maldivian institutions to lift immediately the state of emergency and restore all constitutionally guaranteed rights. The Council condemns the politically motivated arrests and calls for the immediate release of all political prisoners.
Read the full text of the Council conclusions here.
Visit the meeting page on the website of the Council of the European Union.