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quinta-feira, 6 de julho de 2017

Estonia: Brexit talks won’t distract EU from digital, security issues

The premier of Estonia, which has taken over the six-month EU Council presidency, made it clear once again on Wednesday (5 July) that the EU-27 was moving forward on key issues like security, defence and digitalisation regardless of the pace and outcome of Brexit talks.
Outlining Estonia’s priorities for the presidency in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas said:
“We are sad to see the UK withdraw from the EU. It is a loss for the EU and for the UK and I hope that the UK will remain a close friend.”
“However, one of the presidency tasks is also to make sure the EU-27 continues to work and deliver for our future. We will not let Brexit negotiations dominate our work and prevent us from achieving results,” the Estonian leader told the Parliament’s plenary session. Ler mais (...)

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