The 27: common resolve to overcome the crisis
Donald Tusk, Polish Prime Minister -
David Cameron, UK Prime Minister -
Angela Merkel, German Federal Chancellor
© European Union, 2011
The heads of state and government of all EU member
states meeting on 26 October expressed their "common resolve to do
their utmost to overcome the crisis and to help face in a spirit of
solidarity the challenges confronting the European Union and the
The leaders agreed a text "Consensus on banking package", subject to
agreement on the measures, it contains, and other elements by the
same evening's Euro Summit.
"The consensus concerns both the banks' short-term and
longer-term needs," Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European
Council, stated at the close of the summit. "The overarching goal
of the exercise is to foster confidence in the European banking
These measures will be finalised by the Economic and Financial
Statement of EU heads of state or government
Remarks by President Herman Van Rompuy after the
meeting of EU heads of state or government (pdf)
European response to the debt crisis
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