EU summit in Brussels: "Russia is our strategic problem"

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The Europeans keep in conflict with Russia. EU Council President Tusk calls for more self-confidence. Against the economic weakness in Europe adopt the leaders of a growth package.

Russia is our strategic problem

Europe remains committed to the sanctions against Moscow, despite the dramatic economic crisis in Russia. This was decided at the EU summit that ended late Thursday in Brussels. They can only be removed by the elimination of these reasons," summed up Chancellor Angela Merkel. Since the "bosses" Agenda completed in seven hours, renounced the new EU Council President Donald Tusk on the second day of the summit.

The summit was concerned about the dramatic economic crisis in Russia and the ruble decay. The economic crisis in Russia was not a matter of "two days or two weeks," he warned. "We as Europeans will find our confidence and our own strengths are aware of that."

The Summit noted the bankrupt threatened Ukraine in general form further financial assistance in view. It was was not talking about specific details, Merkel said. "We want to help Ukraine, however, is the requirement that Ukraine actually performing economic reforms and fought corruption massive and energetic," said Angela Merkel.

Growth Plan for the EU

"The EU will examine how much macro-financial assistance they can contribute," the Chancellor announced. The leading authority should the International Monetary Fund (IMF) be, she reiterated the well-known German position. Including the possibility of weapons supplies to Ukraine had not spoken. Juncker had estimated the additional financial needs for Kiev to two billion euros.

The summit brought together the multi-billion dollar growth plan of Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on the way. The package will provide new investment of 315 billion euros into the ailing European economy. By June next year, the specific projects and their financing must be specified. French President François Hollande said he had already spoken with Merkel on joint Franco-German project - Details was not a socialist.

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author avatar viewgreen
26th Dec 2014 (#)

Informative and good review for the East Europe hot issue. Thank you for sharing this.

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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
30th Dec 2014 (#)

Awesome post!

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