German presidency of the Council of the EU


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On the 1 July 2020, Germany took over the presidency of the Council of the EU.


The presidency rotates among the EU Member States every 6 months. During this 6-month period, the presidency chairs meetings at every level in the Council, helping to ensure the continuity of the EU's work.


On this occasion, Eurostat publishes some information and statistics about Germany.


Germany in the EU


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