Consultations of directors-general for EU affairs of Slovenia and Portugal
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The officials expressed satisfaction with the excellent bilateral relations and intense dynamics of high-level visits, especially during the EU Council Presidencies of the two countries. Particular attention was devoted to the pandemic situation in both countries, measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus, and coordination at the EU level.
As to the current EU topics, they focused on the recovery and resilience of the European economy, the “Fit for 55” climate package, digital transition, social dimension, the Union trade policy, migration and the situation in Afghanistan, discussion on the rule of law, EU enlargement, and the Conference on the Future of Europe. The exchange confirmed the high convergence of positions between the two countries.