Similar disagreements appeared to have surfaced at Tuesday's Coreper
meeting which discussed the full list of measures put together by the Commission and the European External Action Service, which included the freezing of pre-accession assistance and the suspension of high-level meetings between the EU and Turkey.
is expected to examine possible compromises with the EP, mainly on decision making for the adoption of resolution plans (regulation).
The Presidency will be contacting the EP very shortly: discussions could go quite quickly and informally as Coreper
decided to accept the only amendment proposed by the EP.
The list of proposed measures prepared by the EU Commission and the European External Action Service (EEAS) was presented to the Coreper
At the Coreper
meeting, six countries that insisted on the Commission's proposal to be dealt with as 'point B' at the Ecofin Council voiced at the same time their opposition to the proposal.
This has already been validated by Coreper
, and is now awaiting the green light from the EP plenary - expected on 8 October.
The compromise endorsed by the Coreper
maintains the date of 2012 for only 60% to 65% of the range of vehicles and does not impose it for all vehicles until 2015 (figures still to be confirmed).
To comply with the 12 February deadline for the Council to take its position on the Commission's proposal, the Greeks proposed to use the written procedure format after pre-cooking the actual decision at the Coreper