Fekter: “Strengthen Partnership with Eastern Neighbours”

Politics ♦ Published: May 26, 2012; 11:12 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austria´s Finance Minister Maria Fekter emphasizes the necessity of a closer political and economic integration needed with partners in the East.

Fekter: “Strengthen Partnership with Eastern Neighbours” / Picture: © ÖVP Bundespartei / Jacob Glaser

"We must and indeed shall support our partners east of the EU," stressed Finance Minister Maria Fekter in an opening speech at the conference "Eastern Partnership for Growth", held by the European Investment Bank on 24 May 2012 in Vienna. Due to the immense growth potential and the wealth of the countries east of the EU, Fekter believes them to present great development…