Ministère des Affaires étrangères et européennes - News Follow the last information Ministère des Affaires étrangères et européennes Ministère des Affaires étrangères et européennes https://maee.gouvernement.lu/en/actualites.html Ministère des Affaires étrangères et européennes - News https://maee.gouvernement.lu/en/actualites.html Follow the last information Ministère des Affaires étrangères et européennes 413 80 1440 20 21 22 23 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 Saturday Sunday Mon, 15 Jun 2020 20:25:09 +0200 Mon, 15 Jun 2020 20:25:09 +0200 Jean Asselborn participated in an exchange of views with Mike Pompeo during the videoconference of the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union The Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Jean Asselborn, participated in the meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union, which was held on 15 June 2020 by videoconference. Mon, 15 Jun 2020 20:25:09 +0200 https://maee.gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/communiques/2020/JA-Mike-Pompeo.html //maee.gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/communiques/2020/JA-Mike-Pompeo.html Luxembourg joins the International Aid Transparency Initiative The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is now a member of the International Aid Transparency Initiative. By joining, the government has committed to sharing public data on Luxembourg's foreign aid spending according to rigorous global transparency standards. Tue, 02 Jun 2020 10:36:13 +0200 https://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/06-juin/02-aid-transparency-initiative.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/06-juin/02-aid-transparency-initiative.html Open Skies Treaty: joint communiqué of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Finland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, the Czech Republic and Sweden We regret the announcement by the US Government of its intention to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty, although we share their concerns about implementation of the Treaty clauses by Russia. Fri, 22 May 2020 17:59:45 +0200 https://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/05-mai/22-traite-ciel.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/05-mai/22-traite-ciel.html Statement by Jean Asselborn on the formation of a new government in Israel “I fully support the statement issued yesterday by the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, on the formation of a new government in Israel. (...)" Tue, 19 May 2020 13:01:51 +0200 https://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/05-mai/19-asselborn-declaration-israel.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/05-mai/19-asselborn-declaration-israel.html Statement by Jean Asselborn following the announcement of the formation of a new government in Israel "I take note of the political agreement found in Israel on the formation of a new government, which foresees the annexation of part of the West Bank." Fri, 24 Apr 2020 09:17:04 +0200 https://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/04-avril/24-asselborn-declaration-israel.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/04-avril/24-asselborn-declaration-israel.html Report on the government's European policy The thirteenth edition of the annual report on the government’s European policy has recently been adopted by the government. Fri, 10 Apr 2020 09:12:10 +0200 https://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/04-avril/10-rapport-politique-europeenne.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/04-avril/10-rapport-politique-europeenne.html Statement by Jean Asselborn on the transfer of twelve unaccompanied refugee minors to Luxembourg I thank the Greek authorities and especially my friends, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias and the Alternate Minister Georges Koumoutsakos, as well as the officials of the UNHCR and the IOM for having contributed to concretise this gesture of solidarity with Greece and to offer the perspective of a dignified life to these young people in our country. Tue, 07 Apr 2020 14:11:26 +0200 https://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/04-avril/07-asselborn-declaration.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/04-avril/07-asselborn-declaration.html Statement by Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden In this unprecedented situation, it is legitimate that Member States adopt extraordinary measures to protect their citizens and overcome the crisis. We are however deeply concerned about the risk of violations of the principles of rule of law, democracy and fundamental rights arising from the adoption of certain emergency measures. Thu, 02 Apr 2020 10:38:26 +0200 https://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/04-avril/02-joint-statement.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/04-avril/02-joint-statement.html Jean Asselborn spoke with his colleague from the People's Republic of China, State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi Luxembourg's foreign policy chief Jean Asselborn spoke by phone with the State Councillor and Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China, Wang Yi, this Monday 30 March 2020. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 17:52:15 +0200 https://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/03-mars/30-asselborn-chine.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/03-mars/30-asselborn-chine.html Departure of the NSPA Technical Team At Luxembourg's request to set up a patient reception structure next to the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg (CHL), the Capellen-based NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) was able to respond quickly and adequately by deploying staff and equipment on site. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 13:50:27 +0200 https://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/03-mars/30-bausch-nspa.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/03-mars/30-bausch-nspa.html Declaration by Jean Asselborn on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the entry into force of the Schengen Agreements Twenty-five years ago, on March 26th 1995, the provisions implementing the Schengen Agreements, which had been signed 10 years before, entered into force. These provisions included the removal of border controls which marked one of the most tangible achievements of European integration. Wed, 25 Mar 2020 19:13:44 +0100 https://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/03-mars/25-asselborn-schengen.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/03-mars/25-asselborn-schengen.html Installation of a reception structure for patients next to the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg (CHL) In order to fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19), a patient reception structure next to the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg will be installed during the next few days, with the support of the NSPA (NATO Support and Procurement Agency) which has provided us with the equipment. Fri, 20 Mar 2020 19:09:19 +0100 https://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/03-mars/20-chl-hopital.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/03-mars/20-chl-hopital.html Communication for the attention of third country nationals concerning legal residence on the territory of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg The Directorate of Immigration of the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs underlines that in the current crisis situation, it is essential to limit the movement of people at the national and international level to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Thu, 19 Mar 2020 13:15:33 +0100 https://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/03-mars/19-luxembourgeois-deplacement.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/03-mars/19-luxembourgeois-deplacement.html Press release for Luxembourg nationals currently abroad The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs asks Luxembourg nationals and residents who are currently staying abroad or studying abroad to urgently check their possibilities to make their way back to Luxembourg. Tue, 17 Mar 2020 14:02:08 +0100 https://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/03-mars/17-luxembourgeois-deplacement.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/03-mars/17-luxembourgeois-deplacement.html Statement by Jean Asselborn on the situation of religious minorities, particularly the Baha'is, in Iran 'I would like to express my great concern at the recent decision by the Iranian authorities to issue new identity cards only to citizens of the Muslim, Jewish, Christian or Zoroastrian faiths.' Tue, 17 Mar 2020 07:43:31 +0100 https://gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/03-mars/17-declaration-asselborn.html //gouvernement.lu/en/actualites/toutes_actualites/communiques/2020/03-mars/17-declaration-asselborn.html