The President of the European Council, Charles Michel invited the heads of States and governments of EU countries on the first over the past few months of “physical” meeting, to be held in Brussels 17-18 July.
EU leaders will meet to discuss multi-year budget of the Commonwealth for the next 7 years and the financial recovery package after the crisis COVID-19, stated in the letter of invitation of the President of the European Council, published on the website Euroinstitut.
“On Friday, for the first time since the beginning of the crisis COVID-19, we will be able to meet again here in Brussels. The pandemic has claimed many lives throughout Europe and has dealt a serious blow to our economy and society. She continues to amaze our lives. All our efforts should be focused on creating the conditions for sustainable recovery. Based on this, our meeting this week will be dedicated to the Multiannual financial perspective (MFF) and the recovery plan”, – the document says.
Michelle noticed that since the last summit in June, the European Council had done a lot of work to answer the concerns of the leaders. On this basis he, as President of the European Council, has submitted proposals for both documents, which should reflect the main difficulties and to combine is still a great position.
“Search agreement will require hard work and political will from all. Now is the time. The agreement is important. We will need to find an effective solution and come to an agreement, for the best welfare for our citizens,” said Charles Michel.
He said that the meeting of European leaders starts on Friday at 10.00 with the traditional exchange of views with the President of the European Parliament David Sassòli. This will begin the first working session of the summit.
“I would be glad to welcome you again in Brussels!”, added Charles Michel.
The European Parliament has already managed to make a critical assessment is provided of the proposals, given the lack of, according to deputies, the amount of budget expenditures on educational and social programs.