EU assembly repeat call for ECB to publish minutes

EUROPE - The European Parliament approved a resolution on 4 July backing the European Central Bank's 2000 annual report and repeating its call for the publication of ECB minutes, officials said.

However, in the non-binding resolution passed by 458 votes to 60, MEPs dropped a paragraph referring to the ECB's price stability targets, they said.

The draft of the resolution had questioned whether the ECB definition of price stability could be brought in line with other central bank objectives. It c