Programme of the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the EU, EP plenary session with the participation of José Manuel Barroso
José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, participated in the EP plenary session which focused on the programme of the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the EU. In his speech the President highlighted that it was the last full Presidency of the Council before the European elections in 2014 and that working closely with the EP would so be vital in order to finalise a number of important files. He added that the Lithuanian Presidency would be crucial in completing the preparatory work to allow all Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) programmes to start on 1st January 2014.
Type: College Reference: I-080263 Date: 03/07/2013 Duration: 05:15