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New leadership seeks to rebuild EU self-confidence

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 05:50
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Donald Tusk has shown he intends to be a major player in EU foreign policy, driving an agenda including free trade with the US and toughness with Russia.

Brussels

SHORT, snappy and focused on two priorities - reviving sagging investment in Europe and standing firm towards Russia, the first European Union summit under new leadership was a demonstrative break with the past.

Donald Tusk, the former Polish prime minister who took over