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Informal European Council in Sibiu, Romania, Sibiu

President Jean-Claude Juncker participates in the informal meeting of EU27 leaders in Sibiu, Romania.



European Council

The European Council brings together EU leaders to set the EU's political agenda. It represents the highest level of political cooperation between EU countries.

One of the EU's 7 official institutions, the Council takes the form of (usually quarterly) summit meetings between EU leaders, chaired by a permanent president.

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