Van Rompuy: EU does not consider boycotting Euro 2012 in Ukraine
01 June, 2012

The European Union does not intend to boycott the Euro 2012 in Ukraine, because it is interested in the championship being successful, European Council President Herman van Rompuy told Interfax in an interview ahead of the Russia-EU summit in St. Petersburg due on June 3-4 – Interfax reports.
"There is no question of the EU 'boycotting' this tournament - in fact we wish for a successful competition that will help to put Ukraine on the map and bring Ukrainians and visiting fans from EU countries closer," Van Rompuy said.
"The EU and the European financial institutions that we support have done quite a lot to help with the preparations for the competition," he said.