EU summit: Solidarity Pact needed to exit virus crisis

At this week’s video-summit, EU leaders should agree on a European Solidarity Pact for stronger action on a lockdown exit strategy and strong recovery that gets Europeans back to work.

Esteban González Pons, EPP Group Vice Chair, says the European Council should agree on a common exit strategy from the lockdown, with solidarity.

He says the Council should adopt a coordinated medical response unit which could ensure adequate supplies and test kits as the lockdown eases.

He calls on the Council to adopt the EPP proposal for a common health app for all Europeans. To get Europeans back to work, he calls for a Marshall Plan to jumpstart the economy.

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