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Press Release - A step closer to a prompt agreement on the EU Budget of 2013
30.11.2012, 20:00 (CET)
Today's COREPER  has confirmed that the Council is ready to approve a draft agreement  on a global package on the EU Budget for 2013 and on Amending Budget 6 (for 2012), which was the result reached in trilogue November 29 between the Council's and the European Parliament's negotiating teams and the Commission as the facilitator.

EP will follow its own budgetary procedures. Should the EP relevant Committee (BUDG) on Tuesday December 4th endorse the agreement, the whole package will be resubmitted to COREPER next week as an I Item and then will be officially endorsed by the Council in the same week.   

 

Presidency Spokesperson in Brussels
Nikos Christodoulides

Coreper II

Email: nchristodoulides@mfa.gov.cy
Telephone: +32 27395152
Mobile: +32 473400441