Juncker and Tusk before the EP to discuss EC’s results

The members of the European Parliament will assess today the results of the European Council meeting of 20-21 October in a three-hour debate with Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Council President Donald Tusk.

Issues to be raised will include the fate of the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), negotiations for free trade deals with other countries, EU-Russia relations, upgrading EU trade defence instruments, Mediterranean migration trends and protecting the EU’s external borders.

The Parliament is also to adopt its position on next year’s EU budget, ahead of negotiations with the Council, in a vote today.

Source: Cyprus News Agency