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EU leaders agree on billions for corona affected countries

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Historical agreement to get EU economies back on track after the corona crisis.

EU The leaders of the countries have agreed on a historically large agreement to help the member states out of the economic crisis that has arisen in the wake of the corona pandemic.

The Heads of State and Government adopted a new one on Tuesday morning EU budget and a new corona recovery fund totaling around DKK 13.6 trillion.

This is a one essential moment in EU’s story, it sounds from Council President Charles Michel after the negotiations, which lasted for almost four Day.

That interpretation is agreed by the French President, Emmanuel Macron.

The Danish Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen (S), is also well satisfied with tonight’s compromise.

The most important thing is, of course, that we can restore the European economy on top of covid-19, she says this morning.

In total, this is the largest transfer of money between EU countries since the creation of European cooperation.

Never ever have EU countries have assumed such a great joint responsibility to help economically affected countries out of a crisis without demanding anything in return, says DR’s EU correspondent, Ole Ryborg.


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