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EU Leaders Meet for So-called Summit of Gloom

It has been dubbed the summit of gloom.For the next two days, the European Union’s 27 national leaders will meet in Brussels and try to reach agreement on a series of thorny issues, from the bloc’s future trading relationship with post-Brexit Britain to an ambitious climate action plan to reduce carbon emissions and achieve “climate neutrality” by 2050.They will also discuss how to coordinate the bloc’s coronavirus pandemic response. Breakthroughs on all of these issues are not likely.The EU’s increasingly fraught relations with Russia and Turkey will also be discussed.Navalny poisoningOn the eve of the summit, Russia threatened to break …read more

Source:: Voice of America


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