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The head of the European Council scolded parliamentarians that are critical of the EU summit

The head of the European Council Charles Michel, speaking on Thursday before discussing the results of the EU summit, the European Parliament, scolded parliamentarians that are critical of the agreement reached by the leaders of the 27 European countries in an agreement to Fund the restoration and long-term budget.

Thursday in the European Parliament held an extraordinary plenary meeting to discuss the results ended July 21 EU summit, where the leaders of 27 EU countries approved the package for European economic recovery after the crisis caused by a coronavirus, which includes the recovery Fund volume of 750 billion Euro and multi-year financial plan the size of 1,074 trillion euros. Now we have consultations with the European Parliament, without whose approval the decision on the budget plan cannot take effect. Addressing deputies, the head of the European Council Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen had previously urged them to play a key role in the launch of the European recovery.

The European Parliament intends to amend the multi-year EU budget

The members of the European Parliament support was reached at the EU summit agreement to Fund economic recovery, however, intend to amend the draft multi-year budget plan of the EU, said at a press conference in Brussels, the head of the European Parliament David Sassòli.

"Agreement on the recovery plan has been satisfactory, and long-term financial plan needs some adjustments, and we believe that it is possible," said Sassòli.

The speaker of Armenian Parliament addressed foreign colleagues

Chairman of the National Assembly (Parliament) of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan turned to the heads of international parliamentary bodies and parliaments of the CSTO in connection with the aggravation of the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, said on Monday the parliamentary press service.

"Mirzoyan sent a letter to the heads of chambers of parliaments of the countries-CSTO members, the presidents of the European Parliament David Sassòli, the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Hendrik Dams and the President of the OSCE PA Giorgi Tsereteli," - said in a statement posted on the legislature's website.

Spain will honor the victims of the epidemic of the coronavirus on 16 July

The official ceremony in memory of the victims of the epidemic of the coronavirus COVID-19 will be held in Spain on 16 July, said Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez.

"On July 16 held a state ceremony in memory of the 27 thousands of compatriots who died and in honor of those who fought on the front lines of the epidemic," said Sanchez, speaking in the Congress of deputies.

The transition period in relations between the EU and the UK will end on 31 December

The transition period in relations between the EU and the UK will end on 31 December 2020, as the country does not intend to request its prolongation, said in a statement released by the European Commission.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the presidents of the European Council Charles Michel, the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and the European Parliament David Sassòli held a videoconference on Monday to discuss the negotiations on the future partnership that lead the EU and the UK.