Hungary and Poland veto stimulus against pandemic – euractiv.com

Jorge Valero Hungary and Poland blocked the approval of the EU’s seven-year budget and the recovery fund totalling €1.81 trillion, as both countries continued to oppose the rule of law mechanism attached to the EU funds.  The veto – which could still be overcome at the level of EU27 national leaders – further complicates the […]

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‘Everything is still to be agreed’: informal talks between Parliament and Council on Rule of law conditionality continue – European Parliament

https://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/press-room/20201029IPR90407/informal-talks-between-ep-and-council-on-rule-of-law-conditionality-continue Talks will continue in November, when the co-legislators will meet for the fifth trilogue on a mechanism to link EU funds to respect for rule of law. After concluding the fourth round of informal legislative negotiations with the Council, EP negotiators said on Thursday:“We did not reach a compromise on the rule of law […]

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