26 November 2020

Hungary and Poland maintain united front blocking EU COVID-19 recovery fund Hungary and Poland maintain united front blocking EU COVID-19 recovery fund | Euronews

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The leaders of Hungary and Poland have vowed to maintain a united front and uphold their veto of the EU's budget and its massive pandemic relief fund. They continue to oppose the mechanism that ties funding for countries to rule of law principles, arguing that the EU plan risks derailing the bloc. The EU has proposed a mechanism linking the bloc’s €1.8 trillion budget, which includes a €750bn coronavirus recovery package, to its members' respect of the rule of law. This covers areas such as [...]