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A big announcement didn't happen, so the question remains whether Greece will go bankrupt, or reach a deal with its creditors.
The commission is already in office, but the college of the commissioners will meet only on Wednesday, and only then will it be clear what are the exact issues they are working on.
The city of Ypres is a symbol of the brutality of WWI. The fighting lasted four years here and this is the place where, for the first time in history, armies used poison gas against each other.
Russia avoided serious economic sanctions this time as well – only a few names were added to the EU list. But the foreign ministers agreed that they will decide quickly about the economic punishment if Russia tries to influence or prevent Ukraine's presidential elections.
Many think the agreement over the Single Resolution Mechanism is the biggest achievement of this session of the European Parliament. But the financial reform package is still not ready, the decision about the guarantee fund for securing the depositors' money comes only after the EU elections.
Three planes, nine helicopters and 45 cars will make the president and his 900-strong delegation feel secure here. For many days, American secret service agents have been working on it and there will be 800 extra local police officers on the streets. Belgium is spending 10 million euros on the 24-hour presidential visit.
At the end of his speech, Martin Schulz said that he's confident that the European Socialists will win the elections in May. The latest polls show that the left has a small lead over the European People's Party.
Jean-Claude Juncker's Christian Social People's Party has governed Luxembourg almost continuously over the last 60 years, except for one term. But now, his reelection is in question as analysts say the election race will be tight.
In the past few weeks opinion polls were banned from being published in Luxembourg, so this Sunday's election could be really exciting and also, the vote will determine the future of Jean-Claude Juncker, who is Europe's longest serving prime minister.
Jean-Claude Juncker was Europe's longest serving prime minister. He had governed his country since 1995. The parliamentary vote doesn't mean an automatic end to his political career as he is likely to stand in the next election.