UA decisive agreement seems within reach with a view to the imminent start of a “Conference on the future of Europe”. The project has been decided for over a year. But it is slow to take off. “We are in the final phase of interinstitutional negotiations (Editor’s note: with the European Parliament and the Commission). We hope for an agreement again this week, ”said on Tuesday, with optimism, the Portuguese Secretary of State for European Affairs Ana Paula Zacarias.
The one whose country currently holds the six-monthly presidency in turn of the work of the EU provided an update on the preparations for this high mass. She was speaking after an informal videoconference meeting with her EU counterparts.