tensions throughout the European Union
After lengthy discussions, the leaders of the European Union reached a minimal settlement to comprise power costs, on the night time of Thursday 20 to Friday 21 October, in Brussels, Belgium.
On the night time of Thursday 20 to Friday 21 October, smiles have been de rigueur in Brussels (Belgium). However, as usually, between the 27 member nations of the European Union (EU)the discussions turned on the marathon. Alone towards virtually everybody, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz doesn’t wish to cap power costs. Nonetheless, after eleven hours of negotiations, President Emmanuel Macron exhibits his satisfaction. “The truth that we’ve reached an settlement sends a really clear sign to the market of our dedication and our unity”declares the French head of state.
Because the begin of the struggle in Ukraine, Olaf Scholz has been accused of going it alone. Germany, very depending on Russian fuel, is growing partnerships with different suppliers, reminiscent of Norway, the USA or the Persian Gulf. Since its business has an important want for fuel, Germany is able to pay a excessive value, even when it means weakening the opposite members of the EU. Emmanuel Macron and the German Chancellor are to fulfill on Wednesday, October 26, in Paris, to show a unity that has been undermined in current weeks.
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