Baton handed over to Greece
VILNIUS - Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite was in Athens, Greece on Dec. 11, where she symbolically handed over the Council of the European Union reins she’s held since July 1 to Greek President Karolos Papoulias and Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, reports ELTA. Greece will officially start presiding over the EU Council on Jan. 1.
The visit to Athens included discussions on the work performed during Lithuania’s EU Presidency, the importance of continuity in promoting Euro ...
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