July 12th, 2017
Meeting with the Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sergey Lavrov.
"I had a direct dialogue with Sergey Lavrov. This is vital for democracy, stability and security."
July 5th, 2017
Meeting with the Prime Minister of Japan, Mr. Shinzō Abe
"In an ever changing world, friendships count. Japan and Belgium can prosper together. Thank you to Shinzo Abe for your visit to Brussels."
June 30th, 2017
Death of Simone Veil
"We have lost a well-known personality who engaged in multiple progressive political battles. Simone Veil has shaped the course of history."
June 19th, 2017
Benelux/Visegrad Group summit (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia)
Last Monday, we met our Hungarian, Polish, Czech and Slovakian counterparts in Warsaw to discuss a wide range of EU topics, without any taboos.This first summit between the two groups of countries unearthed many convergences, for example the need for European unity during the Brexit negotiations, or the need to take action to breathe new life into the European project. At the same time, we found some major discrepancies (migration, secondment of workers,…).Thanks to the dialogue and…