Merkel negotiates a special payment: they are the results of the EU special summit

With the package wants to lift the European Union together against the historic economic slump in the Wake of the Corona-crisis and the EU single market togethe

Merkel negotiates a special payment: they are the results of the EU special summit

With the package wants to lift the European Union together against the historic economic slump in the Wake of the Corona-crisis and the EU single market together.

at the same time should be invested in the reconstruction in a more digital and more climate-friendly economy. This will be included for the first time in a big way on behalf of the EU debt, the money redistributed and together over the decades has been redeemed.

The financial package includes a total of 1.8 trillion euros, of which 1074 billion euros for the next seven-year budget framework and 750 billion euros for economic stimulus and investment programme to combat the effects of the pandemic crisis.

Biggest points of contention were on Monday

On Monday to be solved, two of the most controversial singles were solved points the way to the total deal was made. I found after days of bickering, a compromise to the core of the Corona program: The so-called economical Four - the Netherlands, Austria, Denmark, Sweden, accepted, that joint debt and the money as a grant to the EU States. In return, Germany, France, Italy and Spain agreed to reduce the sum of these grants from the Corona program of 500 billion euros to 390 billion. To 360 billion Euro, awarded as a credit to come. dpa Brussels: Federal kanzlerei Angela Merkel rebukes before the EU summit, Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

The second sticking point was resolved on Monday evening: They found a formula for the linking of EU funds in the rule of law , the assumptions in all 27 member States. Earlier, Poland and Hungary had fought back strongly against such a rule of law mechanism, as against the two-state procedure for breach of EU fundamental values to run. Several other EU countries insisted, however, that the EU will be slowed down funds, if common values are being violated. The compromise formula was worked out by several States and in the round of 27 from the Latvian head of the government, Krisjanis Karins delivered.

The Interpretation of the clause was different. While the EU representative referred to you as an effective coupling, quoted by the Polish news Agency PAP, Polish government sources to the estimation of the coupling had been removed. Hungarian media have celebrated the agreement as a victory for Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

Merkel is a special payment for East German regions

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived at the summit meanwhile, a special payment in the amount of 500 million euros for regions in Eastern Germany out. This is evident from the compromise of paper for an agreement on the EU financial framework for the years from 2021 until the end of 2027.

you can read more on the EU special summit in the News-Ticker of FOCUS Online.

The funding will therefore come from the EU structural funds for the so-called transition regions and are intended to reduce differences in development between regions. It is "to promote competitiveness, growth and employment," reads the special payments. You should go in a different height to some other countries, such as Belgium and the Czech Republic.

"Thrifty Four" will receive high discounts on payments to the EU budget

in Particular, the "Thrifty Four" reached in the negotiations, a number of expensive concessions. You will get higher discounts on their payments into the EU budget than originally planned. For example, the annual discount sum for Austria of EUR 237 million was raised to 565 million euros, representing an increase of 138 percent. Stephanie Lecocq/EPA Pool/AP/dpa Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, and Charles Michel, European Council President

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The Left-Europe politician Martin Schirdewan was critical. "The summit was a big disappointment for those who hoped that solidarity is a common Good in the EU," said the parliamentary leader of his party in the European Parliament. "The political chaos in Brussels to encourage each member country in the future, his self-interest at the expense of the community."

Now the EU must agree to Parliament. Von der Leyen negotiations announced next week. Merkel predicted "very difficult discussions" with the European Parliament.

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Updated Date: 21 July 2020, 09:27

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