EU capitals want decision-making role

(AGI) Rome, Oct. 1 - Speaking in Rome at a meeting of mayors ofEuropean capitals, EU Commissioner for Regional PoliciesJohannes Hanh said "cities must become permanent players in theEuropean decision-making process." At a joint press conferenceheld with the Mayor of Rome, Ignazio Marino, Hahn expressedappreciation for the idea of a delegation of mayors beingorganised to persuade Junker of the important role played bylarge cities and that mayors must be more involved in theinternational debate since urban development is "one of theobjectives we wish to promote." . .

(AGI) Rome, Oct. 1 - Speaking in Rome at a meeting of mayors ofEuropean capitals, EU Commissioner for Regional PoliciesJohannes Hanh said "cities must become permanent players in theEuropean decision-making process." At a joint press conferenceheld with the Mayor of Rome, Ignazio Marino, Hahn expressedappreciation for the idea of a delegation of mayors beingorganised to persuade Junker of the important role played bylarge cities and that mayors must be more involved in theinternational debate since urban development is "one of theobjectives we wish to promote." . .