Informal Council of Ministers for European Affairs with the Irish Presidency
Dublin, 21 January - In our discussions over the last two days, we have been focusing on how to strengthen democratic legitimacy and accountability as the European Union moves forward with far reaching changes in the field of economic and monetary union.[...] We also have had good informal exchanges with our partners from candidate and aspirant countries on a wide range of issues.[...] It is crucial that the momentum of enlargement is maintained and that the reforms necessary for progress on the EU path in the enlargement countries are pursued with vigour and commitment.[...] See Commissioner Füle’s speech by clicking on 'more'.
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