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Minister Pieter De Crem present at the EU Justice and Home Affairs Council

Helsinki – July 18th – 19th 2019

Minister of Home Affairs and Security Pieter De Crem takes part in the two-day Justice and Home Affairs Council of the European Ministers of Home Affairs in Helsinki, Finland. The European Ministers will discuss several topics, amongst which the future of internal security within the European Union.


In the context of the summit, Minister De Crem also signed a bilateral agreement with his French colleague, Minister Christophe Castaner, allowing civilian emergency services in the border region to offer assistance on each other’s territory.


The EU Justice and Home Affairs Council is organized under the Finnish presidency of the Union which entered into force on July 1st 2019.

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