EPP Social Affairs and Employment Ministers, chaired by Karien van Gennip, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Social Affairs and Employment of The Netherlands, met today in Brussels ahead of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO). EPP Secretary General Thanasis Bakolas also participated.

The Ministers exchanged views on the recent proposal by the European Commission about legal migration. Additionally, they touched upon the war in the Middle East and possible repercussions on the EU's social cohesion, recent political developments in the member states and the upcoming European elections.

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