Coalition Committee: Overcoming the Corona-crisis the Central theme of the EU presidency

The black-red coalition provides for the permanent Overcoming of the Coronavirus pandemic, and the economic recovery in Europe as the Central task of the German

Coalition Committee: Overcoming the Corona-crisis the Central theme of the EU presidency

The black-red coalition provides for the permanent Overcoming of the Coronavirus pandemic, and the economic recovery in Europe as the Central task of the German presidency of the EU. The coalition Committee agreed on Monday evening in the Chancellery. "With the Covid-19-pandemic, the European Union is faced with a destiny the challenge of liable," it said in a concise paper. Russia, during its presidency, "with a lot of effort to master this task together and focused on the future and to make Europe strong again".

the programme for The presidency of the EU Council on 1. July for half a year in Germany to be transferred to be passed this Wednesday by the Cabinet.

the SPD wants to put social accents

The SPD Chairman, Norbert Walter-Borjans, said in the two and a half hour round, Germany would be a "respectful mediator". The aim was, among other things, very quickly, the Merkel-Macron-implement program. "For us, it is important that we show, Germany's presidency of the Council for a social Europe: for a just Europe, for a sustainable Europe for a together opportunities for the future come true." It was also necessary, because Europe was between the "blocks" China and the United States. "This means that the cohesion of Europe, the most Important thing."

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The SPD put value more on the social Element, so Walter-Borjans. "If this Europe is to remain, then we must ensure that there is a balance of forces and economic power in Europe." Here is the SPD set sometimes a bit of other accents, it was but "a United, very good way".

In the ARD"morning magazine" had Walter-Borjans, previously called for "a System of European minimum wages", unemployment reinsurance and common minimum standards.

uncertainties about the EU package

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) had hinted on Friday after a video conference with the other European heads of state and government that the negotiations on the 750-billion-programme for the management of the Corona economy could be crisis a crucial test for the EU. "The bridges we build are large," said Merkel. They also made it clear that time is of the essence. In mid-July EU-great-grandson, Charles Michel, in a further EU summit will present new proposals. "It is difficult, it is complex," said the Belgian.

Updated Date: 22 June 2020, 22:19

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