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End of mandate Facebook chat with President Buzek

President Buzek, what were the toughest moments during your presidency?


JB:"The hardest moments include 2011 annual budget, reaching an agreement, full engagement to the MFF achieved for EP. Another challenge was the SWIFT negotiations to defend privacy of EU citizens - negotiations with US. "


President Jerzy Buzek. EU has got quite big economical problems. Why EU has decidet to affiliate new member - Croatia - the country which has got serious economical problems?


JB:"Some Member States also have economic problems it is not unusual for Croatia alone. Croatia will be a reliable and efficient Member of the EU. I visited Crotia two months ago as well as in Serbia, Bosnia Herzogovina (Srebenica). "


Q&A: www.facebook.com/europeanparliament?sk=app_18892973113086...


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Taken on January 12, 2012