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Austria hosts the Presidency of the Council of the EU from 1 July 2018

Austria’s ‘Green Presidency’ will promote sustainability and focus on three EU-wide areas: security and migration; securing prosperity and competitiveness through digitalisation; and stability in the neighbourhood countries. Also, negotiations on the amendment of the Carcinogens Directive are planned to be completed during its term.

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