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Sarkozy, Swedish PM hold talks on Europe

Text by NEWS WIRES

Latest update : 2009-07-03

French President Nicolas Sarkozy (right, pictured with Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner) held talks in Stockholm with Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, whose country took over the rotating EU presidency on July 1.

AFP - French President Nicolas Sarkozy arrived in Stockholm Friday for talks on Europe with Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, whose country has just taken over the EU presidency.
   
Sarkozy, on the first visit by a French president to Stockholm in nine years, was accompanied by Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner and the new junior minister for European affairs, Pierre Lellouche, who was appointed last week.
   
The talks would be covering matters of European interest, including institutions, climate change, financial regulation and enlargement of the European Union, according to the French presidency.
   
They would be followed by a joint press conference.
 

Date created : 2009-07-03

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