Main results of the video conference of the Eurogroup

15 May
In inclusive format, the Eurogroup reviewed progress made on economic safety nets to tackle the COVID-19 fallout and discussed plans to relaunch the economy. The European Commission briefed ministers on recent amendments to the state aid temporary framework.

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Approving most of EU’s accounts, EP requests new measures to protect EU spending

15 May
The Parliament, voting on Wednesday by 499 votes in favour, 136 against and 56 abstentions, granted discharge of the Commission’s accounts for 2018 (covering 94% of the whole EU budget). In the accompanying resolution, adopted by 514 to 95 and 84 abstentions on Thursday, MEPs ask for even stronger protection of EU spending against fraud, corruption, conflict of interest, intentional misuse and organised crime, as well as for EU money to be distributed more fairly and transparently.

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