European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell and Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha González Laya have defended the European Union’s new tools to fight the coronavirus crisis, although the European diplomat recognized that this would have happened faster can.
“We would have done the same thing, but faster. From the Commission’s point of view, we could have achieved more coordination. We should not label it ourselves,” said Borrell, accompanied by the Minister, in the digital forum “The European Momentum”. The Union Makes Force took place this Saturday.
The Minister, for her part, focused her speech on one key word: “Resilience. It is difficult for us to invest in strengthening. We have to be better prepared for extreme risks. This pandemic will not be the only one or the last one. Humility and resilience”, has repeated.
“You need to integrate your leadership and the response to the crisis will set the tone. This is the lesson we can learn for ourselves in Spain: if we are able to reach a consensus that will enable us to defend a stronger Europe, or will we become one. ” Annex to the European Union, “he added.