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Statement on the March EU Council meeting: 10 March 2014

10 March 2014

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Prime Minister, David Cameron, made a statement in the House of Commons on Monday 10 March 2014 on the emergency EU Council meeting of 6 March 2014 on the response to events in Ukraine. The Leader of the Labour Party, Edward Miliband, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.

EU Council 6 March 2014

An extraordinary meeting of EU Heads of State or Government was convened on Thursday 6 March 2014 to discuss the latest developments in Ukraine.

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