The European Union may ban Iranian oil imports within a few months, while ensuring the embargo doesn’t hurt the region’s economy and international security, Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders told De Standaard.
Belgian Finance Minister Didier Reynders said fiscal measures could be used to rein in banks should there be a return to former practices of paying excessive bonuses, L’Echo reported, citing an interview.
Governments in the euro area should act before 2013 to more than double the size of a bailout fund for euro-region countries, Belgian Finance Minister Didier Reynders said in an interview with La Libre Belgique .
Belgian Finance Minister Didier Reynders said the euro region could increase the size of its 750 billion-euro ($1 trillion) bailout fund, breaking ranks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and France’s Nicolas Sarkozy .
Belgium should end its political deadlock by agreeing on a government with a “limited programme” that would include addressing the country’s budget deficit, Belgium Finance Minister Didier Reynders said in an interview with the Het Laatste Nieuws newspaper.