Foreign affairs and international relations
EU Council conclusions
Council conclusions on Pakistan
The Council adopted conclusions on Pakistan. The EU relations with Pakistan are framed by a 5-year engagement plan adopted in 2016. The Council endorses the 2016 report on the implementation on the engagement plan, and to welcome the fact that relations with Pakistan have expanded in scope and intensity during implementation.
The Council invites the High Representative and the European Commission to initiate consultations with Pakistan on a framework for engagement beyond the EU-Pakistan 5-year engagement plan, with particular priority given to human rights, the strengthening of democracy, rule of law and governance, as well as migration including readmission.