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EU leaders show first signs of compromise on 'mission impossible' stimulus plan

Despite the potential breakthrough, old grievances continue to plague discussions

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European Council President Charles Michel's challenge is to balance the competing demands of north and southern Europe.

Brussels

SIGNS emerged that leaders of northern European Union (EU) countries were willing to compromise on a 1.8 trillion euro (S$2.9 trillion) Covid-19 stimulus plan on Monday as talks in Brussels extended to a fourth day.

Divided and slow to respond at the start of the novel...

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