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In May 2012 the Welsh Government launched its European Union (EU) Strategy

On 9 May 2012, the First Minister of Wales launched “Wales and the European Union – The Welsh Government’s EU Strategy”.

The Strategy outlines the benefits of Wales’ membership of the EU and the opportunities that the EU presents for economic growth in Wales.  It demonstrates how the Welsh Government’s approach and policies in the Programme for Government are closely aligned with those of the EU.   The strategy also details how the Welsh Government is actively engaged in EU matters.