FIIA Comment

FIIA Comment 14 (2013)   

Lithuania’s presidency gamble:
The activeness of Vilnius is pushing the EU’s Eastern Partnership forward

Julkaistu 29.10.2013

Kristi Raik
The Finnish Institute of International Affairs

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The role of the rotating Council presidency in the EU’s external affairs has diminished considerably. Yet the most visible priority for the Lithuanian presidency is the EU’s Eastern Partnership. Working through the EU institutions, Lithuania is aiming to shape Europe’s geopolitical map for decades to come.