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20.04.2020

Reuters - Merkel open to bigger EU budget, bonds to finance post-crisis recovery

Lucas Guttenberg emphasises on the significance of Chancellor Merkel's openness for additional EU debt instruments during Coronavirus Pandemic.

As chancellor Merkel signals openness for additional EU debt instruments during Coronavirus Pandemic, Lucas Guttenberg emphasises that her statement was significant as it could help pave the way for a compromise deal among EU leaders. Adding that “of course her statement is leaving open the question whether the European Commission should pass on the money to member states as loans or grants, but it’s still significant.”

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