EU Commission to decide on flexibility, says Merkel

(AGI) Brussels, June 27 - German Chancellor Angela Merkeladdressed a press conference on Friday evening to clarify themeaning of the text of the conclusions of the EU summit, whichrefers to the best possible use of flexibility. "The bestpossible use of flexibility means that it must be used in thebest way possible, and should be appropriate to the situation,"she said. "But the assessment of what is appropriate is up tothe European Commission, not the states," added the Germanleader. "It will be for the Commission to decide how tointerpret the stability and growth

(AGI) Brussels, June 27 - German Chancellor Angela Merkeladdressed a press conference on Friday evening to clarify themeaning of the text of the conclusions of the EU summit, whichrefers to the best possible use of flexibility. "The bestpossible use of flexibility means that it must be used in thebest way possible, and should be appropriate to the situation,"she said. "But the assessment of what is appropriate is up tothe European Commission, not the states," added the Germanleader. "It will be for the Commission to decide how tointerpret the stability and growth pact." (AGI) . .