With an overwhelming majority of 548 votes in favour, 81 against and 66 abstentions, Europe’s lawmakers approved on Wednesday the bloc’s budget for the next seven years, paving the way for the member states’ recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic.
“With today’s vote, the European Parliament has adopted a historic budget for a historic moment,” said the President of the EU parliament, David Sassoli. He added that the approval of the package “lays the foundations for a new beginning: a greener …
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