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Prime minister Alexis Tsipras visits Brussels for the European Council and Asia-Europe meetings

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will visit Brussels on Wednesday for the proceedings of the European Council meeting and ASEM (Asia-Europe Meeting).

The European Council’s schedule is as follows:

Wednesday 17/10
19:00 Arrival of leaders
20:00 European Council on Brexit and dinner.
Thursday 18/10
09:30 Arrival of leaders
10:30 Exchange of views with the President of the European Parliament
11:00 Working meeting of the European Council
14:00 Lunch meeting
16:30 Press conference after the end of the European Council

The programme of the Asia-Europe Summit is as follows:
Thursday 18/10
18:00 Arrival of heads of delegations outside the EU
20:00 Official reception of the heads of delegations by Presidents Tusk and Juncker
20:25 Opening ceremony
22:00 Official dinner
Friday 19/10
09:30 Arrival of heads of delegation
10:15 First plenary session
11:45 Second plenary session
13:15 Group photo
13:30 Meeting
16:00 Closing ceremony
16:30 Press conference

Source: AMNA