usmilitary image On July 1, Croatia handed over the Presidency of the European Union (EU) Council to Germany, who will preside over the EU for the next six months before transferring the presidency to Portugal on January 1, 2021. Croatia’s presidency over the Union was considered a success, albeit the COVID-19 pandemic. It showed that countries who emerged from Socialism to a free democracy could contribute to and take the lead on important global issues.

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On July 1, Croatia handed over the Presidency of the European Union (EU) Council to Germany, who will preside over the EU for the next six months before transferring the presidency to Portugal on January 1, 2021. Croatia’s presidency over the Union was considered a success, albeit the COVID-19 pandemic. It showed that countries who emerged from Socialism to a free democracy could contribute to and take the lead on important global issues.