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EU Confirms Policies to Alleviate Impact of Oil, Food Prices

Brussels, 20 June - EU countries will take steps to tackle high food and oil prices, with national governments and the European Commission expected to take short-term as well as structural measures to help people struggling to make ends meet, EU leaders decided at the summit meeting on Friday.

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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