Press conference by José Manuel Barroso ahead of the G8 Summit
José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, took part in the 39th G8 Summit which was held in Lough Erne. He gave a joint press conference with Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council, notably on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) with the United States and on tax evasion, ahead of the Summit. The two Presidents also answered a few questions from the audience. They then met with François Hollande, President of the French Republic, and Enrico Letta, Italian Prime Minister.