Kenny and Merkel both express EU budget pessimism

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the Dáil that it won’t be an easy task to broker a deal among heads of government at a summit on multi-annual financial framework in Brussels this week.

21st November, 2012
Kenny and Merkel both express EU budget pessimism
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the Dáil that it won’t be an easy task to broker a deal among heads of government at a summit on multi-annual financial framework in Brussels this week.

If a deal is not reached, that is likely to leave the Irish presidency of the EU with the responsibility to try and find some common ground.

Kenny’s comments were echoed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the...

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