The law of 4 December 2019 establishing the National Reception Office (ONA) places the reception of applicants for international protection (AIPs) under the jurisdiction of the Minister Jean Asselborn, as the Minister of Immigration and Asylum.
Following the announcement made yesterday by the Secretary of State of the United States of America Mike Pompeo, according to which "the establishment of Israeli civilian settlements in the West Bank is not per se inconsistent with international law", the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Jean Asselborn wishes to make the following statement:
Like its European Union partners, Luxembourg calls upon Turkey to cease its unilateral military action. Renewed armed hostilities in the north-east further undermine the stability of the whole region, exacerbate civilian suffering and provoke further displacements.
For the public celebration of the birthday of HRH the Grand Duke, members of the Grand Duke's family and the government will attend the festivities organised in Esch-sur-Alzette, Bourscheid and Luxembourg City on 22nd and 23rd June 2019.