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Prime Minister Marin talks with the President of the European Council

Government Communications Department 25.6.2020 16.59
Press release 450/2020

Prime Minister Sanna Marin has had a video discussion with President of the European Council Charles Michel on the Union’s recovery package.

Prime Minister Marin informed President Michel of Finland’s main views on the European Commission’s proposed multiannual financial framework for 2021–2027 and its proposal for a new EU recovery instrument.

President of the European Council Michel will discuss the recovery package with all EU Heads of State or Government before preparing his proposal on the matter for the European Council. The European Council will convene to negotiate on the package in Brussels on 17–18 July.

The EU Heads of State or Government discussed the recovery package for the first time in their videoconference on Midsummer’s Eve (19 June).

Inquiries: Jari Luoto, State Under-Secretary for European Affairs, tel. +358 50 468 5949, Matti Niemi, Special Adviser (EU Affairs), tel. +358 45 679 1717, Kare Halonen, State Secretary for EU Affairs, tel. +358 295 160 319, Anne Sjöholm, Head of Communications for EU Affairs, tel. +358 40 537 0733, Prime Minister’s Office

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