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The Croatian Presidency of the Council presents its priorities 

On Tuesday morning, Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković will present the priorities of the rotating Council presidency for the next six months.

The Croatian presidency’s programme focusses on four main priorities: a Europe that is developing, a Europe that connects, a Europe that protects, and an influential Europe.

The topics the Croatian presidency will deal with include Brexit and the EU's long-term budget, the Multiannual Financial Framework for 2021-2027.

Croatia joined the EU in 2013 and will hold the presidency of the Council for the first time. The country took over this duty from Finland on 1 January and will hand it over to Germany on 1 July.

Procedure: Resolutions on topical subjects Council and Commission statements - Presentation and debate with the Croatian PM

2019/2959(RSP)

Debate: Tuesday, 14 January

Press conference: Tuesday, 14 January at 12.00 with David SASSOLI, President of the European Parliament, and Andrej PLENKOVIĆ, Prime Minister of Croatia