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EU to Seek Balance of Measures to Tackle Food, Oil Prices

Brussels, 20 June - The EU will seek to balance a mix of short- and long-term measures to help people and the economy cope with soaring food and oil prices, EU officials said early on Friday after the first day of proceedings at the EU summit in Brussels.

Belgium, Brussels
European leaders pose for a group photo at the EU Summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Belgium, Brussels
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (left) and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso speaks to the press after the first day of proceedings at the EU Summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Belgium, Brussels
Prime Minister Janez Jansa speaks to the press after the first day of proceedings at the EU Summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Belgium, Brussels
Prime Minister Janez Jansa speaks to the press after the first day of proceedings at the EU Summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Belgium, Brussels
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (left) and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso speaks to the press after the first day of proceedings at the EU Summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Belgium, Brussels
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (left) and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso speaks to the press after the first day of proceedings at the EU Summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Belgium, Brussels
Prime Minister Janez Jansa speaks to the press after the first day of proceedings at the EU Summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Belgium, Brussels
Prime Minister Janez Jansa speaks to the press after the first day of proceedings at the EU Summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Belgium, Brussels
Slovenian Prime Minister and EU Council President Janez Jansa (right) greets Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk at the outset of the EU summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) and Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel (left) greet Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi at arrival at the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) greets Italian counterpart Silvio Berlusconi at arrival at the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) and Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel (left) greet Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi at arrival at the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) receives Irish counterpart Brian Cowen at arrival at the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) receives Irish counterpart Brian Cowen at arrival at the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) receives French President Nicolas Sarkozy at arrival at the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) receives French President Nicolas Sarkozy at arrival at the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Belgija, Bruselj.
Vrh EU.
Francoski zunanji minister Bernard Kouchner, francoski predsednik Nicolas Sarkozy, premier in predsednik Evropskega sveta Janez Janša.
Foto: Thierry Monasse/STA

Belgija, Bruselj.
Vrh EU.
Zunanji minister Dimitrij Rupel, francoski zunanji minister Bernard Kouchner, francoski predsednik Nicolas Sarkozy, premier in predsednik Evropskega sveta Janez Janša.
Foto: Thierry Monasse/STA

Belgija, Bruselj.
Vrh EU.
Španski zunanji minister Miguel Angel Moratinos, španski premier José Luis Rodriguez, premier in predsednik Evropskega sveta Janez Janša.
Foto: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) receives European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso at arrival at the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) receives European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso at arrival at the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) receives European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso at arrival at the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) receives European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso at arrival at the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) and Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel (left) receive German Chancellor Angela Merkel at arrival at the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) and Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel (left) receive German Chancellor Angela Merkel at arrival at the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) receives German Chancellor Angela Merkel at arrival to the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) receives German Chancellor Angela Merkel at arrival to the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Belgija, Bruselj.
Vrh EU.
Zunanji minister Dimitrij Rupel, nemška kanclerka Angela Merkel, premier in predsednik Evropskega sveta Janez Janša.
Foto: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) and Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel (left) receive European Parliament President Hans-Gert Poettering at arrival to the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Belgija, Bruselj.
Vrh EU.
Premier in predsednik Evropskega sveta Janez Janša.
Foto: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) receives Belgian Prime Minister Yves Letherme at arrival to the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) receives Belgian Prime Minister Yves Letherme at arrival to the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) and Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel receive European leaders arriving at the EU Summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) and Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel receive European leaders arriving at the EU Summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) and Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel receive European leaders arriving at the EU Summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) receives British Prime Minister Gordon Brown at arrival to the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) and Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel (left) receive British Prime Minister Gordon Brown at arrival to the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) and Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel (left) receive British Prime Minister Gordon Brown at arrival to the EU Summit.
Photo: Pool/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (left) and Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel receive European leaders arriving at the EU Summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (centre) talking to French President Nicolas Sarkozy (left) and Romanian President Traian Basescu during a family photo of the EU Summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Belgium, Brussels
Prime Minister Janez JANSA (front row. left) is talking with Cyprus President Dimitris Christofias.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) talking to French President Nicolas Sarkozy during a family photo at the EU Summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (right) talking to French President Nicolas Sarkozy during a family photo at the EU Summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Belgium, Brussels
European leaders pose for a group photo at the EU Summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

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