The blueprint from the European Commission covers allowing drones to operate in high density under the supervision of fleet operators.
The European Union committed 50 million euros to help the countries of West Africa's Sahel region set up a multinational force to combat Islamist militant groups.
EU officials do acknowledge that the agreements to be reached before Britain leaves in March 2019 can only be concluded as a whole package simultaneously.
Germany any and Austria condemned a proposed expansion of US sanctions on Russia.
Kohl’s Christian Democratic Union party posted on Twitter: “We are in sorrow. #RIP #HelmutKohl.”