EU-Poker for Corona-billion: Thrifty Four-set final offer

The deadlocked EU summit a Corona package submitted to the "Thrifty Four" according to the diplomat, a compromise offer, which reduces the scope of the Plan a

EU-Poker for Corona-billion: Thrifty Four-set final offer

The deadlocked EU summit a Corona package submitted to the "Thrifty Four" according to the diplomat, a compromise offer, which reduces the scope of the Plan and the amount of the grants. The total volume should be reduced accordingly, by 50 billion to 700 billion euros. The half of it - so 350 billion euros - is to be awarded than grants, as several EU diplomats, the German press Agency confirmed. This will be referred to as the "last offer" of the so-called "saving seeds," States the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark and Austria, said a Diplomat. Francois Walschaerts/AFP Pool/dp, The Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte (l-r), Federal Chancellor of Austria, Sebastian Kurz, Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin, Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven and Denmark's Prime Minister Mette meet Frederiksen on the outskirts of the EU summit.

Originally, it was planned to allocate 500 billion Euro as grants. In contrast, the four States are fighting back vigorously. It is questionable whether the southern countries of Spain, Italy and Portugal, and some Eastern EU States will be sufficient 350 billion euros in grants.

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Updated Date: 19 July 2020, 14:26

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