Luxembourg's Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn has called for other EU countries to take in 4,000 unaccompanied child migrants from Greece and that if EU countries refuse to take their fair share EU funding should be withheld.
Greece has an estimated 4,800 unaccompanied children
Asselborn knows the EU better than most as he has been serving in his current post since 2004.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs and Minister of Immigration and Asylum Jean Asselborn reaffirmed Luxembourg's full support for Bulgaria's integration into the Eurozone, the start of membership negotiations with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and full membership in Schengen.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs and Minister of Immigration and Asylum Jean Asselborn agreed on Bulgaria and Luxembourg to work together on the European perspective of the Western Balkan countries after the lack of a decision for the start of the negotiations with the Republic Northern Macedonia and A
Minister Delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba on Tuesday asserted in Luxembourg that the objectives of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU include the need of a more efficient communication about the outcome and progress achieved under the Eastern Partnership, as well as starting a comprehensive debate on defining the vision for the following decade, capable to strengthen EU
This will happen next week, Tanjug said it learned on Wednesday.
EU diplomatic sources in Brussels said Wednesday the ambassadors had, unanimously and without debate, backed Tuesday's decision by the EU working group on enlargement (COELA) to open Chapter 17 (Economic and Monetary Policy) and Chapter 18 (Statistics) with Serbia.
The relations between Romania and Luxembourg are unfolding in a privileged framework of dialogue at both bilateral and European level, marked by the moment in 2007 when Luxembourg and Sibiu became European Capitals of Culture, which gave a new boost to the bilateral relationship and created a substantial bond not only between the two cities but also between the two countries, Romania's