Failure or painful compromises the meeting of European leaders on the budget?
Herman Van Rompuy refused initially to present a compromise proposal on the EU budget for 2014-2020 for the sharp disagreement among key countries.
European leaders began meeting to discuss the budget for hours late because of sharp differences about the document envisaged costs and investments for growth and employment
Remains under serious question does take place you make a proposal for the next financial framework of the Union.
Officially only EP President Martin Schulz confirmed that outlines significant spending cuts and the EU is moving towards a budget deficit, which is unacceptable under European treaties.
Angela Merkel said earlier that it was not convinced of the agreement on the budget, Prague even announced that it was ready to veto.
Cameron wants additional budget cuts and maintain privileges.
Francois Hollande holds its acquisitions and growth in agriculture.
The smaller and weaker economies that expect "benefits" are the opinion of France.
It is not clear whether the real problem, discuss budget to stimulate economic growth in the EU and include various cuts and savings.
More and more signs are obvious differences in the positions of Paris and London.
To reduce the budget insist Germany, Great Britain, Sweden and the Netherlands.
One seems to be a breakthrough agreement ceiling of the financial framework by 2020, the size of the budget of 960 billion euros by about 12 billion euros less.
And cake and eat it: spending on agriculture have increased from about 1.5 billion euros, which soothes France, Italy and fortunately Bulgaria.