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Merkel and Conte had met in the Guesthouse of the German government in Meseberg, North of Berlin to the EU summit on Friday and Saturday to prepare, on the on the European reconstruction Fund to tackle the Corona-pandemic and through the multi-year financial planning of the EU negotiations.
Italy was without fault on the part particularly affected by the Virus, said the Chancellor. The positions of the member States were "apart", it should be built "yet bridges". You cannot say whether you can agree on the Friday and Saturday will. "Good for Europe it would be," said Merkel.
The Chancellor was convinced that as a response to the challenges posed by the pandemic, "something Big" had to be decided, the "not verzwergt" will. There is a "political Dimension beyond the Numbers". In the Italian negotiating position, you see "no problems". Germany, like Italy, interest in the functioning of the internal market.Updated Date: 13 July 2020, 17:19