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Ministers agree on fiscal measures to combat #COVID-19 crisis, now EU leaders must decide on #Corona bonds say Greens

Last night (9 April), European finance ministers reached an agreement on the COVID-19 crisis to utilize the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) to finance support for the domestic financing of costs related to healthcare, cure and prevention costs for the Coronavirus. The Eurogroup meeting also agreed to the Commission’s SURE proposal for unemployment due to the […]

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Ministers optimistic as talks with Wet’suwet’en chiefs continue for third day

SMITHERS — A Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief and senior government ministers said Saturday they remain optimistic that talks will break an impasse over a pipeline dispute that has sparked widespread solidarity protests and transport disruptions. The talks in Smithers, B.C., stretched into their third day without a deal, but negotiators from various sides said they believe […]

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#Huawei welcomes ‘fact-based approach’ of EU telecoms ministers

A Huawei spokesperson, speaking in Brussels, said: “Huawei welcomes and encourages the facts-based approach of the EU Telecom Ministers towards the security of 5G networks. Indeed, this is the model that both German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron have endorsed as the gold standard for 5G verification. “Europe is the natural 5G leader: it […]

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