EU leaders have struck a deal on an historic coronavirus recovery financial package. Can Europe come out stronger from the crisis? Our guests: Cerstin Gammelin (Süddeutsche Zeitung), Erik Kirschbaum (Journalist), Paweł Tokarski (SWP)
Along with the pandemic, Angela Merkel, Xi Jinping and EU officials will have much to discuss via video conference. The EU is weighing human rights and business needs in the row between China and the US.
French President Emmanuel Macron has proposed that Brussels and Moscow can help solve the political crisis in Belarus. He held talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at his retreat in the south of France.
After marathon talks, EU member states have agreed to a historic coronavirus recovery deal. Disagreements concerning access to the aid package had turned the negotiations into one of the bloc's longest-ever summits.
European leaders were angry about Xinjiang camps and the Hong Kong crackdown. A long-awaited EU-China summit produced sharper rhetoric but nothing substantive as the bloc struggles to find a coherent approach to China.
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