European Council Briefing Note 2019/5

June Part 1: the Strategic Agenda, the MFF, Climate Change, External Relations, the Euro and Brexit

The EU’s heads of state and government spent a lot of time together between 20 June and 2 July. Much of the time was however spent on meetings of the political and regional groups, mini-summits, some of them with Tusk and some of them without, a whole night of ‘confessionals’ with Tusk, starting at 23.45 on 30 June and finishing at after 7.00 on the following morning, and bilaterals involving all and sundry.

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