Prime Minister Rutte to visit British counterpart and European Commission President Barroso

On Monday 24 January, Prime Minister Mark Rutte will meet with his British counterpart, David Cameron. On 25 January, Mark Rutte will meet with José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission.

Topics of discussion with Prime Minister David Cameron will include relations between the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, stability in the Eurozone, the situation in Afghanistan and a shared ambition to achieve leaner, trimmer public services. Prior to the meeting, Mr Rutte will also talk with Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.

Topics of discussion with President José Manuel Barroso will include European economic policy, strengthening the internal market, migration and the European Union police mission in Afghanistan (EUPOL).