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Barroso berates EU leaders for treating summits as "boxing events"

European Commission President Jose Barroso accused euro leaders of stoking political and economic turmoil by treating crisis-management summits as “boxing events” with winners and losers.

12th September, 2012
"It is not acceptable to present these European meetings as boxing events, claiming a knockout victory over a rival,” said Jose Manuel Barroso.

European Commission President Jose Barroso accused euro leaders of stoking political and economic turmoil by treating crisis-management summits as “boxing events” with winners and losers.

“Very important decisions for our future are taken at European summits,” Barroso told the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, today. “But then, the very next day, we see some of the very same people who took those decisions undermining them. It is not acceptable to present these European...

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