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The Netherlands to hold EU Presidency in first half of 2016
In the first half of 2016 the Netherlands will hold the Presidency of the European Union for the 12th time. The previous Dutch Presidency was in 2004. The EU Presidency meetings in the Netherlands will all take place at Amsterdam’s historical naval dockyard, the Marine Etablissement. These are meetings of ministers and civil servants from all the EU member states.