EU summit: Merkel: Incredibly hard negotiations – in Short: a Good result managed

On the fourth day of the special EU summit in the sign in dispute over the EU budget and the Corona-AIDS are on approach. "There is a spirit of compromise," s

EU summit: Merkel: Incredibly hard negotiations – in Short: a Good result managed

On the fourth day of the special EU summit in the sign in dispute over the EU budget and the Corona-AIDS are on approach. "There is a spirit of compromise," said the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, and pointed out that there was a need for adequate funding for the digitization of Europe. Now we have rules, the conditions under which funds from the construction Fund would be paid. In addition, the coupling of payments from the EU budget would have to be resolved on the principle of the rule of law.

to do He work very closely with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a breakthrough. You have to take risks to be in such a difficult position to advance said Macron. Otherwise, it will for all the more expensive.

Macron warned, however, against excessive optimism. "There is nothing in dry cloths. I remain, therefore, extremely careful,“ he said. As a still-open issue, he referred to the question of how or whether the allocation of EU funds can be made from the Engagement in climate protection and to the observance of the rule of law to EU Standards-dependent.

Merkel: "Incredibly hard negotiations"

Also, German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) holds an agreement at the EU summit at the Corona building Fund for a possible, but expects a further round of very tough negotiations. The heads of state and heads of government had developed in the night, "a framework for a possible agreement," Merkel said in Brussels on Monday. This give hope "that there is today, perhaps to an agreement". It will not "be easy".

Merkel, speech at the fourth summit-day of the "incredibly hard negotiations". It had managed "to agree here, but a considerable part of grants," said Merkel, without mentioning Figures. "This is the answer we need for an extraordinary Situation." They hope that "the remaining distance" could be placed.

The Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, the toughest negotiator of the self-appointed "economical" countries – besides the Netherlands, Austria, Finland, Sweden and Denmark – said at the time of interruption until Monday afternoon: "It looks more hopeful than tonight, as I thought: It's over."

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Federal Chancellor of Austria, Sebastian Kurz, is satisfied was expressed slightly more positive. "We can be very satisfied," said Short in Brussels on Monday. "It is really a very good result." The total amount of the Corona had been reduced rescue program is strong and there is a focus on investment, digitalisation and reform.

Updated Date: 20 July 2020, 12:19

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