For Britain, the European Union officially changed the rotation schedule for the chairmanship of member countries to 2030

The European Union officially changed the rotation schedule for the chairmanship of the member countries of the EU for the period up to 2030 in connection with Britain’s decision to abandon the presidency in the second half of 2017.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, the decision taken by the EU Council on Tuesday 26 July in Brussels.

«After the decision of the UK to abandon the presidency in the second half of 2017, the Council has decided to nominate the six-month presidency procedure, starting from 1 July 2017. The Council also decided to add Croatia, which at the time of this decision is not yet a member state for the period January-June 2020», — stated in the decision.

New schedule of rotations looks like this:

Malta — January-June 2017

Estonia — July-December 2017

Bulgaria — January-June 2018

Austria — July-December 2018,

Romania — January-June 2019

Finland — July-December 2019

Croatia — January-June 2020

Germany — July-December 2020

Portugal — January to June 2021,

Slovenia — July to December 2021,

France — January-June 2022

Czech Republic — July-December 2022,

Sweden January-June 2023,

Spain — July-December 2023,

Belgium — January to June 2024,

Hungary — July-December 2024,

Poland — January-June 2025

Denmark — July-December 2025

Cyprus — January-June 2026,

Ireland — July-December 2026,

Lithuania — January-June 2027,

Greece — July-December 2027,

Italy — January-June 2028,

Latvia — July-December 2028,

Monaco — January-June 2029,

Netherlands — July-December 2029,

Slovakia — January-June 2030,

Malta — July-December 2030.

Recall that the presidency of the Council of the EU, the country was changing every six months in accordance with a pre-approved schedule. The Prime Minister of the country, which fell to head the Council, becoming its Chairman. Turn the UK will come in the second half of 2017. However, on 20 July, the Prime Minister of Britain Theresa may told the President of the European Council Donald Tuskthat the government will be busy negotiating the country’s exit from the EU.

So, UK abandoned the presidency in the EU Council next year.




For Britain, the European Union officially changed the rotation schedule for the chairmanship of member countries to 2030 27.07.2016

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