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Jean-Claude Juncker

Jean-Claude Juncker

Nothing new under the recovery fund

Tim King writes POLITICO's Brussels Sketch. The genius of the European Commission’s potentially revolutionary recovery fund is that it is so conservative. What makes the proposals put forward by Commission President Ursula von der Leyen potentially transformative is their scale and speed. But in their form and structure, most of its…
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May 28, 2020
Jean-Claude Juncker

Dream Come True: EU Without UK and Russia

Pioneer of European integration Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi thought Europe would be better off without Russia and Britain. A contemporary of his, Heinrich Mann, begged to differ. Now that Brexit is a fact, Coudenhove-Kalergi's vision has finally become reality.Heinrich Mann and his brother Thomas Mann were the most prominent German intellectuals of…
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May 25, 2020
Jean-Claude Juncker

France and Germany Show the Way Forward in the Corona Crisis

By Christiane Hoffmann, Frank Hornig, Walter Mayr, Veit Medick, Peter Müller, Britta Sandberg and Helene ZuberFour video conferences. That is how many times German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron met without their European Union partners. They spoke English, and each of the conversations lasted for more than an hour. The subject was always…
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May 22, 2020
Jean-Claude Juncker

The Hill’s Coronavirus Report: Mnuchin sees ‘strong likelihood’ of another relief package; Warner says some businesses ‘may not come back’ at The Hill’s Advancing America’s Economy summit

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY> 2.4M more Americans jobless, 38.6M unemployed since lockdown began> Lay off the Lysol? CDC now says virus ‘does not spread easily’ via infected surfaces > Several GOP senators push for more stimulus payments > Michigan AG: Trump has ‘legal’ and ‘moral responsibility’ to wear mask in…
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May 21, 2020
Jean-Claude Juncker

Juncker: EU internal border closures ‘nonsense’

Latest6/15/20, 4:05 AM CESTEurope’s existential recovery fund battleIt’s time to set aside resistance to mutualized debt and rally behind a common response.6/15/20, 4:02 AM CESTEU bodies can’t shake off coronavirus shacklesSocial distancing, travel trouble and health concerns still limit work of Parliament, Commission and Council. 6/14/20, 11:27 PM CESTMacron teases…
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May 21, 2020
Jean-Claude Juncker

Ex-EU chief Juncker backs French-German rescue package

Former EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker spoke to DW about Europe's coronavirus response. He says unity behind a new economic stimulus package is vital, or else the union could face an "existential crisis." Jean-Claude Juncker has given his backing to a joint French and German plan to rescue EU economies after…
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May 21, 2020
Jean-Claude Juncker

Coronavirus latest: 5 million cases worldwide

Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said, "when radical extremists and anti-Semites use demonstrations to agitate and divide, then everyone should keep much more than 1.5 meters' distance." Follow DW for the latest. There are more than 5 million infections worldwide, according to the AFP news agency, with the Johns Hopkins University…
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May 21, 2020