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EU leaders meet Before crunch summit to paper over the cracks of COVID recovery Strategy

Marathon rounds of meetings are happening involving EU leaders, however, they’re still worlds apart about the coronavirus retrieval.

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Italian greatest Guiseppe Conte on Monday, before the EU summit on Friday, however, stated that the rankings of the member countries stay apart. Nevertheless, she encouraged her counterparts to take into account the larger picture.

“The job is enormous and thus the response has to be large. And you also can not dedicate to every detail ahead of time. However, it has to be a particular effort which makes it crystal clear that Europe would like to stay together in this challenging hour.

It was a position echoed by Conte, whose nation has witnessed the maximum number of deaths from the EU in the COVID-19 pandemic and was brought to its knees economically.

“This is time for obligation, this is time for solidarity. We have to continue to keep the political vision high. We shouldn’t split on nationalistic dreams since Europe must provide solutions to its citizens, not illusions and anxieties,” Conte told reporters.

Even though Italy and Germany are mostly on precisely the same page.

Meetings continue during the week, together with Merkel meeting together with the Spanish premiere on Tuesday. European Council president Charles Michel upgraded his weekly schedule with numerous telephone calls with EU leaders.

Unanimity is required for the strategy to eliminate the floor.