Wrangling over huge EU recovery plan enters fourth day

in News · 20-07-2020 09:47:00 · 2 Comments

EU leaders trying to reach an agreement on a huge post-coronavirus recovery fund have stretched into a fourth day.

There are reportedly deep differences between the leaders.

Some member states believe the proposed €750bn package is too large and should come as repayable loans, rather than grants.

AFP news agency also reported that in the early hours of Monday morning, French President Emmanuel Macron banged his hand on the table and threatened to walk out of the discussions.


Too late....thanks for the money.

By William from Other on 22-07-2020 10:11

I think Holland did a great job and fair to ask the same from countries who receive grants and low loans on the back of healthy financial countries.. Holland renewed the social system, 67 year when you receive pension. Also Netherlands increased taxes for their citizens and this is the reason why their financial situation is surplus. Why should they agree if they grant money to other countries to do this unconditional. Please stop crying and bite the bullet yourself Italy, Spain , France and Portugal.

By Johan from Lisbon on 20-07-2020 05:34
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