Federal Minister Wolfgang Sobotka discusses migration, security and Europe’s Neighbourhood in Vienna

Reference Number:  , Press Release Issue Date: Apr 13, 2017

The Federal Minister of Austria Wolfgang Sobotka was the guest of honour at the EU Bilateral Head of Missions lunch meeting in Vienna held under the Maltese EU Presidency on 6 April.

In his introductory remarks, Ambassador Keith Azzopardi underlined the importance of solidarity between EU Member States in addressing Europe’s current challenges while making reference to the work being undertaken by the Maltese EU Presidency, in particular in the field of justice and home affairs.

Meanwhile, Federal Minister Sobotka spoke about the priorities of the Maltese EU Presidency, namely migration, security and Europe’s Neighbourhood and discussed in length about Austria’s initiatives in addressing the phenomenon of migration and the threat of terrorism.