Dutch PM: have lots of questions about euro zone budget idea

Reuters

EU leaders meet on Thursday at a summit where they will try to bridge deep differences over plans for a banking union.

It will be the fourth time EU leaders have met this year and the 22nd summit held since the crisis erupted in Greece in late 2009.

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Diplomats expect no breakthroughs at the two-day gathering, with the agenda focused instead on longer-term efforts to retool the region's banks and economies.

(Brussels newsroom)