''My commitment in favor of the island regions continues. This is all the more important now, when negotiations on the EU 2014-2020 budget are ongoing.'' European Commissioner for Regional Policy Johannes Hahn and Commissioner for Financial Programming and Budget Janusz Lewandowski were also present at the CPRM assembly.
Next on Cappellacci's European agenda is a November 5-6 visit to Cyprus, where he will preside over an Islands Commission general assembly and take part in an informal European Council meeting on cohesion. (ANSAmed).