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Irish vow to push for early Horizon 2020 budget deal

Taking EU Presidency, Irish politicians hope for a deal by summer – but many predict the budget wrangling will continue all year

Irish leaders said they will push for a budget agreement by summer on the European Union’s proposed research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020 – but many EU politicians predict that will be difficult.

Ireland, under EU rules, takes the rotating EU Presidency through June 30 this year, and in the European Parliament 23 January Irish leaders laid out their policy priorities – a standard ritual of the Presidency. In line with the main Irish objective of promoting...



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