EU – EU position on the Falkland Islands

Statement by High Representative Catherine Ashton recalling the EU position on the Falkland Islands

Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, made today – in the context of the EU-Latin America and the Caribbean Summit in Madrid – the following statement:

„The Falkland Islands are associated with the European Union as an overseas territory of the UK in accordance with Articles 198/204 of Part Four of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.“

Council of the European Union