Statement by José Manuel Barroso on the results of the Irish referendum

Type: Speech - summary   Reference: I-073536   Duration: 10:00:05  Lieu:
End production: 01/06/2012   First transmission: 01/06/2012
On 1 June 2012, Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, made a statement on the results of the Irish referendum. On 31 May 2012, the Irish people voted during a referendum in favour of the Stability Treaty.

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10:00:05 Soundbite by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC (in ENGLISH): I want to congratulate very sincerely the Irish people for their clear and strong decision in favour of discipline, convergence and also stability in the European Union. It was very important signal for Ireland but also for all of us in the European Union. This is a decision that increases confidence in the common action at European level to overcome the current difficulties and to provide Europe with what Europe needs most: stability and growth. 00:00:37
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