WI DAILY NEWS
Date: 24 September 2020
Polish and Italian presidents discussed EU’s economy and situation in Belarus
Yesterday, Andrzej Duda and Sergio Mattarella discussed the future of the EU economy after the Covid-19 pandemic and the situation in Belarus.
Head of the Polish President’s Office Krzysztof Szczerski said that presidential talks covered the future of the EU economy, including the need for financial and investment cooperation aimed at bringing back production processes to the EU.
The presidents referred to Duda’s April letter to leaders of EU, Eastern Partnership and Balkan countries containing a five-point plan for international cooperation after defeating the coronavirus.
The heads of state also discussed the situation in Belarus and emphasized that Belarusians should be given the right to speak out in free elections so that they could define their future.
The talks also covered both countries’ cooperation in the fight against Covid-19 and in the the search for a European vaccine against the coronavirus.