We achieved an agreement which is worth having, and I worked hard for it.
I should like to thank the institutions and all those who took part in the process with a view to achieving agreement at second reading.
Last fall, the Clinton administration believed it was very close to achieving such an agreement.
To achieve international agreement, different countries will have to understand each other 's societies.
Both arms of the legislative authority have worked to achieve an important agreement.
The Council has already achieved a political agreement in regard to this.
The fact that it has been possible to achieve agreement at second reading is, of course, particularly satisfying.
That makes it easier to achieve agreement on other matters.
We have a basis for achieving a rapid and effective agreement.
Achieving a political agreement at Copenhagen will still not be enough.