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European Union signs formal participation contract for Expo

Exhibition space of about 1,900 meters at Milan's world fair

09 December, 14:53
European Union signs formal participation contract for Expo (See related) (ANSA) - Milan, December 9 - The European Union became the 83rd full participant in Milan Expo 2015 with an official signing ceremony on Monday.

The ceremony included European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and Italian Premier Enrico Letta as well as local dignitaries.

Letta said the world's fair in Milan will help to make Italy an even greater country, and Milan will become the new "capital of Europe" for 2015.

The EU's pavilion will measure about 1,900 meters in size at Milan Expo 2015, which will focus on food security and sustainability under the theme 'Feeding the Planet; Energy for Life'.

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