France takes on EU’s rotating presidency
France has taken on the rotating EU presidency from January 1 for the 13th time since 1959. It comes during a key period for French President Emmanuel Macron, who is expected to run for re-election in April. “If I had to sum up in one sentence the goal of this [EU] presidency, which will run from 1 January to 30 June, I would say that we must move from a Europe of cooperation within our borders to a powerful Europe in the world, fully sovereign, free of its choices, and master of its destiny,” Macron said, laying out France’s plans.
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