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EU Creating Time to Put Treaty Back on Track

Brussels, 20 June - EU leaders moved to create the time and room to put the EU treaty back on track at their summit in Brussels on Thursday, after the damaging Irish rejection of the document. The emphasis of the efforts includes the continuation of ratification in countries that have yet to ratify the treaty.

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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