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Juncker visits Van Rompuy: "meeting of future, not farewell"
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Juncker visits Van Rompuy: "meeting of future, not farewell"

06.01.2014 From our online archive
Former Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker will make a detour to Brussels on Monday to meet Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council.

(ADW) Former Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker will make a detour to Brussels on Monday to meet Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council.

The meeting will take place in the form of a private lunch for the two given in Juncker’s honour at the European Council headquarters.

Apart from the food, discussions on the menu will be major developments of European policy and the upcoming European elections, exiting the financial crisis and the future of the European Union.

"It will be more of a meeting about the future than a farewell meeting" said former Prime Minister in a statement, in which he also said that he was looking forward to meeting Herman Van Rompuy again whom he "appreciates politically and personally”.