EU leaders agree recovery fund
A plan for injecting billions of euros of emergency aid into Europe’s struggling economies has been agreed by EU leaders. At a video conference they agreed to set up a massive recovery fund, to be closely tied to the bloc’s seven-year budget. The European Commission now has to work out the details.
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(Photo: European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen. Credit: Reuters/Francois Lenoir)