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January 3, 2014, 13:25

Greek Presidency

Greece took over the six-month rotating EU Presidency of the Council of the EU from outgoing Lithuania on Wednesday, 1 January 2014.

This is the fifth time Greece assumes presidency since its accession in 1981. On 1 July Italy will take over the presidency from Greece.

The priorities during the Greek presidency are economic growth, immigration policy and youth unemployment.

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