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EU summit: Croatia and Slovenia satisfied

€ 22bn for Zagreb, € 10.5bn for Ljubljana

21 July, 16:08
(ANSA) - ZAGREB/LJUBLJANA, 21 LUG - "Croatia can be delighted with the compromise reached tonight on the plan for economic recovery and on the EU's 7-year budget, which guarantees the country 22 billion euros and excellent leverage to make reforms and restore the economy." said Croatian Prime Minister, Andrej Plenkovic, after the agreement reached at the European Council in Brussels. "I believe that all European leaders can be satisfied with the compromise because everyone has achieved something, but the real winner is the economic recovery for the whole of Europe," the premier underlined. "We leave the summit fully satisfied, Slovenia remains a net contributor," to the EU budget, said Slovenian Conservative Prime Minister, Janez Janša, quoted by STA news agency, commenting on the outcome of the agreement reached by the European Council on the Recovery Fund.

Ljubljana will receive a € 10.5bn fund package, of which € 6.6bn in subsidies, € 2.9bn for cohesion policy, and € 1.6 bn for agricultural policy. (ANSA).

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