European Union heads of state and government have reached an agreement to support Ukraine with €50 billion in resisting the Russian invasion. “This agreement guarantees stable, predictable and long-term financing for Ukraine,” European Council President Charles Michel announced. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said: “This is a good day for Europe.” For his part, Viktor Orban was forced to retreat from the pressure he had exerted in recent months. What does this change mean?
Meanwhile, in France, with replicas in many European countries – including Portugal – farmers are taking to the streets. For now, there is a declared casualty: the Mercosur agreement, which Emmanuel Macron will declare dead. There are also EU imports to Ukraine. What is happening in France, and what is the risk of this matter escalating into a real European crisis?
“The legislative authority is not in danger, at most the amnesty,” Spanish government officials say after negotiations with Juntes, regarding the amnesty law, reached a dead end. In an article in the newspaper El PaisParliamentary correspondent José Hermida says that while the legislature is not shaky, it may be “hanging” by a thread. In a year marked by elections around the world, even in Spain, for example, where neighboring Galicia goes to vote in two weeks, is it possible that Spain will be called to the polls again?