Wien, 17. October 2005 Press release

Foreign Minister Plassnik attends Extraordinary Meeting of the Council for General Affairs and External Relations

17.10.2005

Vienna, 17 October 2005 - Foreign Minister Plassnik will attend the Extraordinary Meeting of the Council for General Affairs and External Relations tomorrow. The Council will discuss current trade negotiations regarding agriculture under the WTO's Doha Development Agenda.

Further topics to be discussed are the measures taken by the EU and its Member States regarding Avian Influenza and humanitarian assistance to those affected by the earthquake in South Asia and hurricane "Stan" in Central America.