EU's Von der Leyen to unveil trillion-euro recovery plan

AFP, France 24, 27.05.2020

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European Union chief Ursula von der Leyen will on Wednesday propose a roughly one-trillion-euro post-virus recovery fund for Europe, but will have to win over sceptical member states. [...]

Janis Emmanouilidis, of the Brussels-based think tank European Policy Center, said the French-German proposal, "makes it difficult for others to resist compromise."

Still, given the frugals' approach, "you just know how far away we're still from an EU-27 compromise .... strong infighting is ahead," he said. [...]

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