Cecilia Malmström
European Union

Getting Prepared for the Presidency

The Russian-Ukrainian gas stand-off, the on-going financial crisis, another crisis in gaza, a return to protectionism and disunity, the Czech Republic’s Presidency of the EU has certainly not been without incident.

With Sweden set to take over the Presidency in July, we met the Government Minister for EU Affairs to find out how preparations were going for the six month term of office and whether the government could indeed prepare for the unexpected in such uncertain times.

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