EU leaders were focussing on reforms at their final summit of the year -- like boosting economic competitiveness. But so far they've only agreed on a time frame.
The announcement from the government spokesperson comes days after the Greek interior minister warned his country would not be able to make debt repayments to the IMF due next month without more aid from foreign lenders.
The British premier has used an EU summit in Riga to propose tightening the rules around migrants to the bloc. The meeting was to focus on the partnership between EU members and several eastern European states.
All eyes were on British Prime Minister David Cameron as the newly re-elected premier took to the sidelines of a Riga summit to make his case for European Union reform before his country votes on its EU membership.
The European Union is skidding further toward a political crisis. Skepticism is growing across the bloc and the willingness to reform is ebbing, warns DW's Bernd Riegert.