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Council of the EU: Conclusions on the protection of the external borders

Council Conclusions on “29 measures for reinforcing the protection of the external borders and combating illegal immigration”

Please note in particular, that concerning the development of the European Surveillance System – EUROSUR, the Council has agreed “[…] To invite the Commission to report before the end of 2010 on how the conclusions of the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) border surveillance group on common application of surveillance tools, such as satellites, could be implemented in the EU land and sea borders”