Minister Orpo: We should modernise the EU budget signifigantly

Ministry of Finance 18.1.2018 10.09
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Minister Orpo: We should modernise the EU budget signifigantly

EU budget should respond to new priorities and challenges such as migration, internal and external security, and defense. It must be on boosting economic growth, jobs and skills. A key principle must be that all EU spending generates real EU added value, said Minister of Finance Petteri Orpo at a seminar of the Finnish Institute of International Affairs on Thursday 18 January.

"We need more efficient use of our resources and we need a shift towards a more results-oriented EU-budget that serves our citizens best", said Minister Orpo.

Minister Petteri Orpo's speech at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Inquiries:

Elisa Tarkiainen, Special Adviser to Minister Orpo, puh. 0400 774789, elisa.tarkiainen(at)vm.fi

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