he EU Foreign Affairs Council, held in Brussels on 12 December, discussed how to assist Ukraine in repairing its energy system, increase the EU’s electricity exports to Ukraine and the EU’s work on ensuring accountability for Russian crimes committed during the war in Ukraine.
The Council also discussed ongoing work on the 9th package of sanctions against the Kremlin for escalating its aggression against Ukraine.
Before the Council discussion, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba shortly addressed EU ministers via video conference, and briefed them about the latest developments on the ground and Ukraine’s current priorities.
EU foreign ministers also reviewed the EU Monitoring Capacity to Armenia, which will complete its activities on 19 December. “In order to maintain the EU’s credibility as a facilitator of dialogue between Armenia and Azerbaijan, a team will be deployed to Armenia as of 20 December to contribute to the planning of a possible Civilian mission to be launched, in case of agreement, in 2023,” says a press release by the Council.