President Dalia Grybauskaitė

European Commission’s proposed EU aid distribution principle does not satisfy Lithuania

2012-03-29

Thursday, March 29, Vilnius - President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn.

The meeting focused on the preparation for negotiations on the EU financial framework for the period 2014 - 2020 and the European Cohesion Policy.

According to the President, the principle of distribution of the EU aid, which has been proposed by the European Commission, does not satisfy Lithuania.

In distributing the EU aid, account should be taken of the interests and the level of development of each country, the President said. During negotiations, Lithuania will seek the review of the principles of distribution of structural aid.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2012.03.29 17:09

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