“It is in very uncertain times for Europe that Luxembourg starts its twelfth Presidency”, said Henri Malosse, EESC President, in his welcome address to Nicolas Schmit, Minister for Labour, Employment and the Social and Solidarity Economy.
Not only did President Malosse express his concerns regarding terrorists' attacks in and around Europe, but he also reaffirmed the EESC's solidarity with the Greek people, urging Europe to find a suitable solution for all Europeans. President Malosse took the opportunity to offer condolences on behalf of all members of the EESC to the victims of the massacre in Tunisia.
On this first day of the Luxembourg presidency, Nicolas Schmit presented the Work programme of the Luxembourg presidency of the presidency of the Council of the EU.
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