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EU Leaders Fail To Agree On Coronavirus Economic Recovery Program

The group did endorse the recent recommendation of finance ministers for a short-term rescue package worth more than a half-trillion dollars.
European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen speaks to reporters Thursday in Brussels after a video conference among EU officials about easing the impact of the coronavirus on the bloc's economies. Source: Olivier Hoslet

Divisions among European nations over the structure of an economic recovery program continue after European Union leaders again failed to reach an agreement. But the group endorsed the recent recommendation of EU finance ministers for a short-term rescue package worth more than a half-trillion dollars.

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