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Commissioner Hahn meets presidents of Outermost Regions during 2nd Forum in Brussels


Commissioner Johannes Hahn, less than two weeks after the European Commission adopted a new strategy for the EU's Outermost Regions, met with all presidents of the regions concerned in Brussels on 2 July during the 2nd Forum of the Outermost Regions. In his speech, he stressed the fact that the Outermost Regions are an integral part of the European Union and aimed for more economical diversification and fully using the research potential of the regions, to make them more self reliant.