11.12. European foreign ministers have strongly rejected calls by Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, to follow Donald Trump’s example and recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
11.12. The European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) considers it possible to amend the article on the language of instruction in Ukraine's law on education in order to remove possible discrimination of languages that do not belong to the languages of the countries of the European Union countries.
11.12. Defence cooperation: On 11 December 2017 the Council establishes Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO), with 25 member states participating.