State of the European Union
The last day of President Sarkozy’s six-month term as the rotating president of the European Union is December 31. 2008. The EU presidency would be assumed by the Czech Republic January 1, 2009.
In French with English translation.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy made his final statement before the European Parliament as the rotating president of the European Union Council. President Sarkozy talked about the goals he had for his term in office. He focused on working with the international community on the global financial situation and strengthening the EU climate change agreement. He also addressed the Georgia-Russia conflict.
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