Friday, July 1, 2016

#Slovakia - takes over EU presidency amid Brexit fallout: euronews (in English)

Published on 1 Jul 2016
The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union will dominate the bloc's agenda for the rest of the year, Slovakia's prime minister said on Friday.

The Slovak government has just taken up the six-month rotating presidency of the EU; the task no longer enjoys the power it once did, but it gives a country the chance to frame the policy agenda.

"We admit that migration and Brexit will have this considerable influence on the Slovak presidency," said Robert Fico, the prime minister of Slovaki…


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