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Just the Facts: Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

On 1 July 2017, Estonia took over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union, marking the first time Estonia has held the Presidency since they joined the EU in 2004.  Member States holding the Presidency work together in groups of three, called ‘trios.’  The trio sets out […]

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Just the Facts: European Council Summit, 22-23 June 2017

On Thursday 22 June and Friday 23 June 2017, EU leaders met in Brussels.  The European Council scheduled one working session on each day of the summit to discuss a range of issues.  UK Prime Minister Theresa May did not attend the talks, but briefed EU leaders on Brexit negotiations […]

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