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EU Leaders To Set Up Coronavirus Recovery Fund

EU leaders have agreed to work on setting up a Covid-19 recovery fund - which could be worth up to €1.5 trillion.

They also signed off an additional 500 billion euro package, which will be operational from June 1st.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar joined today's video conference, calling for a 'swift and ambitious' EU response.

He welcomed the commission’s intention to undertake a sector-by-sector analysis, and highlighted acute difficulties in agriculture.

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