AU-EU Summit: AU Executive Council reaffirms right of all Members States to participate in AU meetings

Addis Ababa(Ethiopia), Oct 17, 2017 (SPS) -  The African Union Executive Council reaffirmed, Monday during an extraordinary session, the right of all AU member states to participate in the 5th AU-European Union Summit, due to be held in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire on 29 and 30 November 2017.

The participants in the extraordinary session adopted a resolution reaffirming the need to fully respect the AU's decisions, particularly the decision 942 of the 31st ordinary session of AU Executive Council in July 2017.

This decision reaffirms the right of all AU Member States without distinction to participate in all AU meetings, activities and events organized within the context of partnerships of which the AU is part, and provide for depriving all Member States that do not comply with this decision from the privilege of hosting AU meetings.SPS