German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and French President Emmanuel Macron at the EU headquarters in Brussels. Photo: ReutersGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and French President Emmanuel Macron at the EU headquarters in Brussels. Photo: Reuters
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and French President Emmanuel Macron at the EU headquarters in Brussels. Photo: Reuters

EU clinches deal on US$860 billion coronavirus rescue fund after marathon summit

  • Officials said the agreement, which came after more than four days of negotiations, is critical to dispel doubts about the bloc’s very future
  • French President Macron said the deal was ‘truly historic’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and French President Emmanuel Macron at the EU headquarters in Brussels. Photo: ReutersGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and French President Emmanuel Macron at the EU headquarters in Brussels. Photo: Reuters
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and French President Emmanuel Macron at the EU headquarters in Brussels. Photo: Reuters
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