As EU presidency approaches, poll suggests Greeks are most isolated within Union


Greece is due to take over the six-month rotating presidency of the European Union on January 1 but just days before it does so a new poll has suggested that of the citizens in all 28 member states, Greeks feel least confident about the Union’s future and are the most detached from the bloc.

There is some irony in the fact that the Eurobarometer survey, carried out for the European Commission, should highlight in such an emphatic way Greeks’ growing disenchantment with the EU less than two weeks before their country takes over the presidency.

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