13 July 1998
Austria to disclose plans for Agenda 2000

EUROPEAN Union (EU) foreign ministers will hear about Austrias plans to progress the Agenda 2000 package to reform the Common Agricultural Policy and regional aid funds at a meeting in Brussels today.

And in a week-long session beginning on Wednesday, European Parliament ministers will consider laws to improve conditions for farm animals transported between European Union countries. It will be the last session of the Parliament in Strasbourg before the summer recess.

  • Financial Times 13/07/98 page 40 (FT guide to the week)