Eurogroup meeting: roundtable
Première transmission: 01/12/2009
Brussels, Belgium - Council/Justus Lipsius
Fin de production: 01/12/2009
On 1 December 2009, the Ministers for Finance of the Eurogroup met in Brussels for their regular economic talks.
Financial supervision and public finances were expected to be at the menu of their meeting. The Ministers examined the deadlines for deficit reductions proposed by the European Commission in November 2009.
More over, Jean-Claude Juncker, Prime Minister of Luxembourg, was re-appointed as chairman of the Eurogroup as the Treaty of Lisbon entered into force.
Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
||Franc Križanič, Slovenian Minister for Finance
||Charilaos Stavrakis, Cypriot Minister for Finance
||Cutaway of photographers
||George Papaconstantinou, Greek Minister for Economic Affairs and Finance, and Charilaos Stavrakis
||Jyrki Katainen, Finnish Minister for Finance, and Franc Križanič
||Charilaos Stavrakis, and Giulio Tremonti, Italian Minister for Economy and Finance
||Wouter Bos, Dutch Minister for Finance, and Wolfgang Schauble, German Federal Minister for Finance (2 shots)
||Elena Salgado Mendez, Spanish Minister for Finance and Vice-President of the Eurogroup
||Arrival of Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, and of Jean-Claude Juncker, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance of Luxembourg, and President of the Eurogroup
||Arrival of Joaquin Almunia, Member of the EC in charge of Economic and Monetary Affairs
||General views (2 shots)