The heads of state and government ended the first day of the summit on Thursday after 11:30 p.m. and will resume negotiations this Saturday morning until a new proposal on the municipal budget and the recovery fund from the heads of government has been presented to President of the European Council, Charles Michel.
“There is clearly no consensus today,” said Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki of Poland after leaving after an initial meeting that lasted almost fourteen hours before being suspended. Michel has once again invited EU leaders to a new meeting, which will start at 11 a.m. on Saturday.
Much of the capital’s efforts at the first session focused on conditions for access to the reconstruction fund. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has relentlessly demanded that national aid plans be adopted unanimously.
This would allow your government to veto a payment if it believes that Spain or Italy, the main beneficiaries of the future fund, will need to approve a new labor reform or change the pension system.