Finland has met its main Presidency objectives
15 Dec 2006, 12:59
In connection with the Brussels European Council on Friday 15 December, Finland published a summary of the results of the country's EU presidency that will conclude at the end of the year.
The primary focus of the Finnish EU Presidency was on enlargement, energy policy, the strengthening of competition, combating climate change, the Middle East and cooperation between the EU and Russia. Finland is satisfied with the results achieved.
Prime Minister Vanhanen held a speech on the results of the December European Council and Finland's EU Presidency at the plenary session of the European Parliament on Monday 18 December.