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Gordon Brown Welcomes Romanian Prime Minister

Gordon Brown welcomes Romanian PM

Gordon Brown has welcomed Romanian Prime Minister Calin Popescu-Tariceanu to Downing Street.

Speaking to journalists after the bilateral talks, Mr Brown said discussions had centred on the upcoming EU Council and on formulating a coordinated EU approach to the "challenge" of globalisation.

The PM said that EU leaders hope to agree a statement on how the EU should manage economic benefits, environental changes and security issues.

Mr Brown also said that the UK and Romania would hold a bilateral investment conference to help boost trade and investment between the two countries.

Mr Brown and Mr Popescu-Tariceanu will both attend the EU Council in Brussels on 14 December.


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