Serhat TUNAR -TDO- (15.02.2020) - European Union leaders are meeting in Brussels for a two-day summit, which is critical to guiding their future. The main agenda of the summit, which will bring together the heads of State and Government of the European Union, was the climate crisis, the long-term budget of the European Union, and the economic and monetary union. Brexit will also be discussed at the summit on Friday, immediately after the UK elections. The summit will also discuss Turkey, Africa and the Minsk Agreement. European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde and Eurogroup President Mario Centeno will also attend the meeting on the second day of the summit.
The European Union leaders ' summit is not on the official agenda, but talks on Turkey, Africa and the Minsk agreement are also expected on Thursday evening. The president of the Council of the European Union, Charles Michel, who will preside over the summit for the first time, sent a letter to member states containing the summit's agenda and the obstacles that must be overcome. At the end of the first day, the implementation of the Minsk Agreement will be discussed and Turkey, Africa and the World Trade Organization will be put on the table, the letter said.
The summit, which starts on Thursday, will primarily be held with David Sassoli, President of the European Parliament. Later, the previously agreed conclusions for the future of Europe conference will be confirmed.
At the summit, where the climate crisis will be discussed, the European Union will be reminded that it wants to take a leading role in the world. Brussels aims to make all member states carbon-neutral within 30 years.