EU growth plans spell new hope.
TANAISTE Eamon Gilmore yesterday welcomed plans for growth across Europe.
It cames as EU leaders agreed on Friday on a EUR130billion package to revive economies.
Speaking at a meeting of the Labour Party Central Council, the Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade insisted this had always been fought for by the Government.
He said: "I welcome the news that there is growing momentum towards a strong European Growth Agenda.
"This is something the Irish Government has been pressing for for some time. The election of [French President] Francois Hollande has given a new impetus towards a realistic growth strategy.
"It is clear from the Rome meeting that consensus is building to do more.
"What matters now is that the European Council takes concrete steps to move this agenda on."
|Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback|
|Publication:||Sunday Mirror (London, England)|
|Date:||Jun 24, 2012|
|Previous Article:||'We all miss tragic Mari terribly but it gives me comfort the kids see my little Angel all the time' HEARTBROKEN MUM REVEALS S TORMENT OF BLAZE...|
|Next Article:||Prayers for murdered Nicola.|