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Hungary and Poland do not yield in their veto to the EU budget
The German presidency had requested that the governments of Hungary Y Polandsay as soon as possible if they are going to maintain their veto to the budgets, to implement the alternative that would leave them out of the recovery fund, and the response has been a defiant suggestion that they can force the convening of an extraordinary summit, in addition to the one scheduled for tomorrow and in which this will surely be one of the most important issues. That at least is what the Polish Prime Minister said yesterday afternoon, Mateusz Morawiecki, at a press conference in Warsaw. “It may happen that another summit is necessary or perhaps there will be more long months of negotiations and a possible provisional budget. Scenarios should not be ruled out at this stage.
The center-right will rule Romania, but without the hitherto Prime Minister, Ludovic Orban
The closing of the polls in Romania, in the elections last Sunday, has given rise to a frenzied succession of political events, because of a result that took all parties by surprise. With more than 99% of the votes counted, the opponent Social Democratic Party (PSD) won more than 30% of the votes and the ruler National Liberal Party (PNL) barely obtained 25% of support, mainly due to the historically low participation, of 31.84%, due to the fear of voters to be infected in the polling stations.
General Lloyd Austin breaks the stigma of blacks in the US Army
In 1925, a circular from the army of EE.UU. determined that blacks they were “inferior-minded” and “inherently weak of character,” and that from among them “we cannot expect leaders to emerge.” Almost a century later, a black man has been chosen for the first time to lead the most powerful army in the world and a corps of 1.3 million military and service personnel.
Strong recovery in China’s foreign trade
China’s foreign trade recovery accelerates. It grew in October and even stronger in November. According to data published by the General Administration of Customs on Monday 7th, China’s foreign trade reached 460.72 billion US dollars in November, an increase of 13.6%. Exports increased by 21.1% and imports by 4.5%.
González Laya asks to “listen” to Zapatero about the situation in Venezuela
The Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Arancha González Laya, refused on Tuesday to criticize the former Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero for his open support for the electoral farce of last Sunday with which Chavismo will take over the National Assembly, the last democratic stronghold that remains so far out of its control. On the contrary, in an interview with the Ser network, the head of Spanish diplomacy said she respects Rodríguez Zapatero “very much” and that we must “listen carefully” to the former head of government when he says that two years after the last elections “ the situation has not improved “in Venezuela. “What’s more,” he added, “the political problem has become entrenched and the humanitarian crisis has worsened. Then we are going to have to do something ».
The Prosecutor’s Office asks for four years in prison for Sarkozy, accused of corruption and influence peddling
On Tuesday afternoon, the Paris Court prosecutor’s office requested four years in prison and a five-year ban on “professional activities” for Nicolas Sarkozy, for the crimes of corruption and influence peddling, considering that the former president of the republic and his lawyer negotiated as seasoned criminals a mafia agreement, a “corruption pact” with a magistrate who could benefit from their favors.