The Informal European Council of Biarritz addressed the following themes: the composition and internal organisation of the Commission, the weighting of votes in the Council, closer cooperation and extending qualified majority voting. The Council has also discussed the violent developments in the Middle East with their impact on oil markets. In addition the new President of ex-Yugoslavia, Vojislav Kostunica, met with members of the Council.
Group photo, from left to right:
- 1st row: Gerhard Schröder, German ... Ref:P-007286
Lionel Jospin, French Prime Minister, Jacques Chirac, President of the ... Ref:P-007286