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EU Priorities 2020 03-08-2007

The Portuguese Presidency: In Brief

The Portuguese Presidency, which took over at the EU's helm on 1 July 2007, will focus on concluding talks on an EU Reform Treaty, as well as the foreign policy agenda, with a particular focus on relations with Africa and Brazil.
Future EU 03-07-2007

Poland warned over EU Treaty squabble

On the occasion of the Portuguese Presidency launch, Prime Minister José Socrates and Commission President José Manuel Barroso united to urge Poland and other member states to stick to their commitments on the EU Reform Treaty, as nationalist Polish politicians vowed to undermine it.
Future EU 16-05-2007

Portuguese foreign minister outlines presidency priorities

The Portuguese presidency will mainly focus on the political agenda and attempting to resolve the institutional impasse, as well as the external agenda, promoting competitiveness, security and improving relations with third countries.
Future EU 14-05-2007

Portugal urges progress on new Treaty at EU ‘mini-summit’

At an informal EU meeting in Portugal, Prime Minister José Sócrates urged Germany to obtain a 'precise mandate' under its presidency in order to advance institutional changes for the enlarged EU.