An Grúpa Euro
First mentioned in the Presidency Conclusions of the E-XE7976 - European Council of 12 and 13 Dec 1997. They stipulate that "the Ministers of the States participating in the euro area may meet informally among themselves to discuss issues connected with their shared specific responsibilities for the single currency. With Protocol 14 to T-XT9113 - Treaty on European Union (Maastricht Treaty) and to T-XT2073 - Treaty of Lisbon this arrangement was introduced in the Treaty. First operational meeting: 4 Jun 1998. Originally referred to informally as Euro-X and subsequently as Euro Council (Euro 11) -- Conseil de l'euro. Also referred to as Euro Group.
Ensure close coordination of economic policies among the euro area member states; promote conditions for stronger economic growth.
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An informal body gathering ministers of the euro area member states, which meets usually monthly before the Ecofin meeting of E-XE3068 - Council of the European Union. E-XE2442 - European Commission (EC) Commissioner for economic and financial affairs, taxation and customs and president of E-XF2923 - European Central Bank (ECB) also participate. President serves for term of 2.5 years.
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