European Council President Charles Michel called for a summit of European Union leaders, Tuesday, via video, to discuss the latest developments in the ongoing conflict between Hamas and Israel.
The Belgian official said in a statement, “I have called for an emergency meeting of the European Council, which will be held via video technology on Tuesday, October 17, at 17:30 (15:30 GMT). It is crucial that the European Council, in accordance with the treaties and our values, define our common position and formulate a clear and unified path of action . ” “It reflects the complexities of the current situation.”
He added, “We stand in full solidarity with the people of Israel and the victims of terrorist attacks.”