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Madrid and Rome hope that the EU will come to an agreement on anti-crisis Fund

Italy and Spain believe that the EU will be able in July to agree on the agreement on anti-crisis Fund, stated after the meeting in Madrid premiere of Pedro Sanchez and Giuseppe Conte.

"July is the month of the agreement. Must be the month of the agreement. We all have a responsibility to make sure that it was the month of the agreement," said Sanchez, commenting on the possibility of reaching agreement at the EU summit on July 17-18.

Spain and Portugal open their common border

Spain and Portugal on Wednesday open their land border, which was closed because of the pandemic coronavirus since mid-March.

The ceremony, which takes place first in the Spanish territory, in the fortress of Badajoz, and then on the other side of the border, Elvas, attended by the king of Spain Felipe VI, the Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, head of the Portuguese Cabinet, antónio Costa.

In greater Lisbon will return restrictions due to coronavirus

The Portuguese authorities re-impose restrictions to combat coronavirus pandemic in the subregion of greater Lisbon, the urban agglomeration, which includes the capital and nearby satellite cities, writes Diário de Notícias citing a statement by the Prime Minister, antónio Costa.

In particular, again it is forbidden to gather companies for more than ten people, until recently, were not allowed the company to 20 people, violators will issue a fine. In addition, shops, shopping centres and companies providing services will have to close at eight o'clock p.m., except public catering enterprises and restaurants that are exclusively designed for serving dishes in the cafe, takeaway or food delivery.

Spain opens border with the Schengen countries

Spain open their borders with the Schengen countries on 22 June, with the exception of Portugal, which borders open on 1 July.

This, according to the Agency Efe, said Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez in the negotiations in line with the heads of governments of the Autonomous communities.