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Charles Michel succeeds Donald Tusk as EU Council President
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Charles Michel succeeds Donald Tusk as EU Council President

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Brussels, Nov 29 : Donald Tusk, the outgoing president of the European Council, handed over the post to former Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel here at a ceremony on Friday morning.

The head of the European Council chairs the gatherings of European Union (EU) member states' leaders, drives forward its work, and ensures the EU's external representation on issues concerning its common foreign and security policy.

Charles Michel served as the Prime Minister of Belgium between 2014 and 2019. He is serving as the President-elect of the European Union since 2019. (UNI)