EPP Finance Ministers, co-chaired by Paschal DONOHOE, Minister of Public Expenditure of Ireland and President of the Eurogroup, and Valdis DOMBROVSKIS, Executive Vice-President of the European Commission met this morning in Brussels to prepare today’s Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) agenda. They welcomed Gilles ROTH, Minister of Finance of Luxembourg, in the group. Ministers held a discussion on the work programme of the Belgian presidency of the Council of the EU in the field of economic and financial affairs, presented by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Belgium Vincent VAN PETEGHEM. The Presidency will focus, among other issues, on finalizing the Union’s economic governance review, on continued financial support to Ukraine, and on completing the mid-term review of the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF).

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