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Hungary, Poland Block EU Budget, Virus Recovery Money

Hungary and Poland blocked approval of the EU's long-term budget and a linked 750-billion-euro coronavirus rescue package on Monday, plunging the bloc into political crisis.

Warsaw and Budapest oppose tying EU funding to respect for the rule of law and their envoys vetoed any decision to proceed, EU diplomats at the Brussels meeting told AFP.

Source: Agence France Presse


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