Visit of Jean-Marc Ayrault, French Prime Minister, to José Manuel Barroso
José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, received Jean-Marc Ayrault, French Prime Minister. The two leaders exchanged their views on the main questions of the European agenda including the deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union and progress towards Banking Union. The Prime Minister also informed the President on the French economic prospects and on the action for growth and competitiveness. He reiterated the commitment of France to reach the goals of fiscal consolidation and structural reforms.