Climate change and energy will top Slovenia's priorities during its six-month rotating presidency of the EU, Slovenian foreign minister Dimitrij Rupel told the press on Thursday in a presentation of his country's work programme.
Other key environmental priorities will include biodiversity and eco-innovation, according to the programme. Slovenia will assume the presidency on 1 January. It will be the first member state from the 2004 eastwards enlargement of the EU to be in charge of the bloc's agenda.
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