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The EU has agreed a coronavirus rescue plan worth half a trillion euros

The package will bring the EU’s total fiscal response to the epidemic to €3.2 trillion. Image: REUTERS/Yves Herman

Gabriela Baczynska

EU Correspondent , Reuters

Jan Strupczewski

Deputy Bureau Chief, Reuters

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