Greece 2003

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Yearbook 2003 Greece. On January 1, Greece took over the EU Presidency. Prime Minister Kostas Simiti’s number one priority was to try to quell Britain and the US planned war in Iraq. Simitis failed. On April 16, Simitis met the EU leaders in Athens, signing the treaties guaranteeing membership for ten new countries in 2004. At the summit, demonstrations erupted in protest against the war in Iraq. The police arrested…

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