For all the relief over the agreement reached by the heads of state and heads of government, Angela Merkel looked on Tuesday after the front, on to the next stage. "We will now have, of course, with the European Parliament once again very difficult discussions," said the Chancellor. They hope to have "good discussions," she added. The German presidency of the Council has a key role to play: they must mediate between the Council and the Parliament. The financial framework for the next seven years can only enter into force if the majority of the members consents to it. This also applies for grants from the Fund, the flow in EU-programmes.
Political correspondent for the European Union, Nato and the Benelux countries, based in Brussels.F. A. Z.
The Parliament has committed to an athletic program. On Monday evening, the MPs were informed via SMS that on Thursday a special meeting takes place. Then a Resolution should be passed in the Parliament to evaluate the compromise and rework calls. Although a number of MPs are already on holiday, you can unlock but from the distance.
On Tuesday, the members of the management Board of the fractions was initially a political assessment. The unification of the governments was acknowledged in a different Pitch. The EPP group Chairman Manfred Weber speech on Twitter, the cooling of a "necessary step in a comprehensive Plan", to which the Parliament now. The criteria for his group to be clear: solidarity, responsibility, the rule of law.Updated Date: 21 July 2020, 20:19