The Guardian view on Poland and Hungary: obstacles to progress " again | Editorial

Published Nov 17 2020 at 7:21 PM GMT
  • The decision by both countries" governments to block a Covid recovery programme for the EU is unjustified and irresponsibleWhen European Union leaders finally agreed on a groundbreaking economic recovery fund in July, there was understandable euphoria and relief.
  • The huge "750bn package allowed the European commission, for the first time, to raise funds from the open markets on behalf of member states.
  • The money would be distributed to the countries that needed it most, as the coronavirus pandemic led to so.



  • Published Nov 17, 2020 7:21 PM GMT