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EU Agrees to Push Ahead with Lisbon Treaty

Brussels, 20 June - EU leaders agreed to push ahead with the ratification of the embattled Lisbon Treaty at their summit in Brussels on Friday despite doubts from the Czech Republic on the document's future after the Irish "no".

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister and European Council President Janez Jansa (left) and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso at a news conference following the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso at a news conference following the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister and European Council President Janez Jansa at a news conference following the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso at a news conference following the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister and European Council President Janez Jansa at a news conference following the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister and European Council President Janez Jansa at a news conference following the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister and European Council President Janez Jansa at a news conference following the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister and European Council President Janez Jansa at a news conference following the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister and European Council President Janez Jansa at a news conference following the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister and European Council President Janez Jansa at a news conference following the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister and European Council President Janez Jansa at a news conference following the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

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