World News

Dutch PM Rutte says EU will work toward recovery fund

THE HAGUE (Reuters) – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte tweeted on Thursday that EU leaders had agreed to work on a recovery fund after a video call about the global coronavirus outbreak.

“On the basis of proposals from the European Commission we will work in a constructive manner on a joint strategy for the recovery phase, linked to the multiannual budget,” Rutte said in a tweet.

(Reporting by Stephanie van den Berg; Editing by Chris Reese)