European Council of Brussels, 22/05/2013: joint press conference by José Manuel Barroso and Herman van Rompuy
On 22 May 2013, the Heads of State or Government gathered in Brussels on the occasion of the European Council. They discussed tax policy, with a particular focus on how to improve the efficiency of tax collection and best tackle tax evasion and fraud with the aim of strengthening Member States' fiscal stance and deepening the internal market. Another item on the agenda was energy in the context of the EU's efforts to promote growth, jobs and competitiveness. The European Council also took stock of work on the deepening of EMU.
This video shows the joint press conference given by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, and Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council, on the conclusions of the Council. PHOTO SHOTLISTLINKLINK