Командировки

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Mission to Ethiopia and Sudan

A delegation of AFET Members traveled to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia and Khartoum in Sudan from 20 to 22 September. The main purpose of the mission was to follow-up on the EU-African Union Summit held in February 2022, the Recommendation on the EU’s strategic relationship and partnership with the Horn of Africa (adopted in AFET in July) and to engage further with the African Union.

Armenia Georgia Azerbaijan

A delegation of AFET Members traveled to Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan from 18 to 22 July 2022. The main purpose of the mission was to assess the security situation in the South Caucasus and the implications of Georgia’s application to join the EU. Moreover, the mission took stock of the situation following the 2020 war in and around Nagorno Karabakh and explored possible pathways towards a permanent peace deal.

Albania and Montenegro

The AFET delegation visited Albania and Montenegro from 23 to 26 May 2022. The main purpose of the mission was to reconfirm Albania’s readiness to start EU accession negotiations and to express support and encouragement for Montenegro’s efforts to conclude them.

Tunisia

The AFET delegation visited Tunis from 10 to 14 April 2022. The main purpose of the mission was to reassess the path of Tunisia following more than a decade of democratic transition, during which democratic institutions have been established and tested. The recent increasing concentration of powers in the hands of the President since summer 2021 represents a cause for concern and justified an official visit.

Ukrainian flag

The AFET/SEDE delegation visited Kyiv, Zaporyzhya, and Mariupol (Ukraine) from 30 January to 1 February 2022. It was the first AFET mission to Ukraine since December 2019 and took place against the backdrop of a massive Russian military build-up on the border between Ukraine and Russia as well as on the border with Belarus.

Canada

A delegation led by AFET Chair David McAllister (EPP, DE) and comprising 6 MEPs visited Ottawa (Canada) and met with high level officials from the Federal Government of Canada, Members of the Federal Parliament of Canada and academics and experts.

USA

A delegation led for AFET by Chair David McAllister (EPP, DE) and for DROI by Nacho Sánchez Amor and comprising 11 MEPs in total visited the UN headquarters in New York.

Iceland, Greenland and Denmark

The AFET delegation visited Copenhagen, Nuuk and Reykjavik from 21 to 24 September 2021. It was the first AFET mission to Denmark, Greenland and Iceland.

Turkey

The AFET delegation visited Ankara and Mardin from 24 to 27 February 2020. It was the first AFET mission to Turkey since March 2015.

USA

A delegation led by AFET Chair David McAllister (EPP, DE) and comprising of 17 MEPs, among whom SEDE Chair Nathalie Loiseau (RE, FR) and DROI Chair Maria Arena (S&D, BE) visited UN headquarters in New York and met with US Congress and high level officials from the US administration in Washington D.C.

Albania and North Macedonia

Seven AFET members took part in the delegation to Albania and North Macedonia ahead of the June Council meeting, which is expected to take decisions on a possible opening of the accession talks with the two countries.

Serbia and Kosovo

Six Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) members took part in the delegation to Serbia and Kosovo to assess the political situation on the ground and to take stock of the latest developments in the countries as regard relations with the EU, including on the mutually agreed reforms and the EU-facilitated dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina.