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Poland hands over EU Presidency to Denmark

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Anna Bierzańska 11.01.2012 18:02
  • Poland hands over the Presidency of EU to Denmark
Report from PM Tusk's trip to Copenhagen for the formal hand-over of EU Presidency

At the beginning of this year Denmark took over the presidency of the European Union Council. To mark the occasion, Danish Minister for European Affairs, Nicolai Wammen visited Warsaw meeting his Polish counterpart Mikołaj Dowgielewicz. Meanwhile Polish PM, Donald Tusk, accompanied by Minister for Foreign Affairs, Radosław Sikorski flew to Copenhagen to attend the official hand-over ceremony.

John Beauchamp reports on the take over, goals achieved and those yet to be met, as Danish Presidency focuses on the ongoing crisis in the Euro zone.

Photo: Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and the European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso. PAP/EPA.
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