No Miracles During Presidency

On Monday Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt and EU-Minister Cecilia Malmström presented Sweden's priorities during the upcoming presidency to members of the international press. To sweeten the load, the media were treated to Swedish traditional "Cinnamon Buns".

At the top of the Swedish programme is the financial crisis, the upcoming climate negotiations as well as several institutional issues. Many questions were posed from journalists of countries hoping to get to join the EU. According to Swedish news agency TT, Bildt believes their expectations are slightly too high.

”Miracles are just not on our agenda", Bildt said to TT.