Greece, holding the rotating presidency of the EU until June, said it would promote the enhancement of energy security in the 28-country bloc and fully support the European Commission’s approach to Russian energy giant Gazprom.
Crisis-ridden Greece took over the reins of the European Union on Wednesday (1 January) with a record low budget dedicated to its EU presidency of €50 million set as the “absolute maximum” the presidency is planning to spend in the forthcoming six months.
Greece, which will take on the EU's rotating presidency on 1 January, must bring together the best economists in Europe and the world to find a way to combine growth with austerity. We need another ‘Bretton Woods’, says Anna Diamantopoulou.
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