Jean-Claude Juncker at the European Council and the summit of the euro zone

Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker participates in the European Council of Heads of State and Government as well as in the euro zone summit taking place on 14 and 15 March 2013 in Brussels.

The Spring European Council debates on the economic and social situation in the European Union, the European Semester and a strategic direction.

The President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, reviews the progress of work on deepening development of the economic and monetary union in the light of the future meeting of the European Council in June of 2013.

The Heads of State and Government also exchange views on strategic partnerships in the European Union, especially on the EU’s relations with Russia.
The summit meeting of the euro zone was used to review the economic situation in the euro area. The summit of the euro zone took place in the presence of the President of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, and President of the Eurogroup, Jeroen Dijsselbloem.