Ministers discuss foreign affairs, defence and development in Brussels

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Foreign Secretary William Hague and Minister for Europe David Lidington are in Brussels today to discuss Foreign Affairs at the EU.

Ministers are expected to discuss the situation in the Middle East and North Africa, EU accession and development issues.

Minister for Europe David Lidington set out the agenda for the Foreign Affairs and General Affairs Councils in a written statement to Parliament on 19 May.