Zelensky congratulates Germany on assumption of EU Council presidency

Zelensky congratulates Germany on assumption of EU Council presidency

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has congratulated Germany on the beginning of its presidency of the Council of the European Union.

“Congratulations to Germany with the assumption of the presidency of the EU Council. Ukraine shares European values and moves towards the EU. With new challenges of the COVID-19 everyone needs old friends – to learn our lessons, reshape and restore the global sustainability,” Zelensky posted on Twitter.

On July 1, Germany took over the presidency of the EU Council from Croatia for the next six months.

The presidency of the EU Council rotates among the EU member states every six months.


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