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16/09/2020

Official visit of the President of the European Council Charles Michel


President of the European Council Charles Michel arrives at the Malta International Airport for a one-day official visit.​ He was welcomed by Minister for Foreign and European Affairs Evarist Bartolo. ​

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​Prime Minister Robert Abela, President of the European Council Charles Michel, and Minister for Home Affairs, National Security and Law Enforcement Byron Camilleri visit the Armed Forces of Malta's airwing detachment. Mr Michel was briefed on the AFM's challenges in the fight against illegal immigration. 

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​Official welcome ceremony held for President of the European Council Charles Michel at Castille Square, Valletta.



European Council President Charles Michel signs the​ visitors’ book and proceeds for a tête-à-tête meeting with Prime Minister Robert Abela.

Bilateral issues, Malta's illegal migration challenges, and the European Union's new pact on migration and asylum, due to be unveiled next week, were discussed during bilateral talks between the Maltese delegation led by Prime Minister Robert Abela and European Council President Charles Michel and other top EU officials.


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