"People must understand that we are not making savings to make people angry, we are making savings in order to be able to pay in future for our social policies," Luxembourg's Luc Frieden said as ministers held a second day of talks dominated by a deal to bail out Portugal.
Large protests turned ugly in recent weeks in London and Brussels.
"I understand (the demonstrations) but I think it is wrong," said German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.
Sweden's Anders Borg also said "I just don't understand why the demos are continuing",
The "Informal ECONFIN" was at the ROYAL PALACE OF GÖDÖLLŐ where the European Union finance ministers, central bankers, and their entire entourage of assistants, sidekicks and researchers—about 300 people—were treated over the weekend to a feast of giant pig, matching wines and traditional Hungarian culture.
There was a horse-carriage show, Hungarian musicians playing folk and jazz, traditional fish soup and palinka, a spirit made of fermented fruit.
These people really are complete and utter cunts! (excuse my fucking French!). What about conferencing over the internet?
PALACE OF GÖDÖLLŐ