COVID / 19: Council of Europe videoconference with all union leaders on coronavirus prevention.


The President of the Council of Europe, Mr. Charles Michel, yesterday organized an urgent meeting with all the leaders of the Union via videoconference to discuss the joint plan to prevent the spread of COVID / 19. The President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and the President of the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde were also present at the meeting.

It was the first meeting of this level that takes place with videoconference.

At the end of the meeting, Mr. Michel emphasized:

  • To reduce the possibility of COVID / 19 spread to a minimum it is necessary to work together and act quickly.
  • It is very necessary to have a common approach between all the countries of the Union, and a close coordination between the European Commission and the European Central Bank
  • The Ministers of Health and the Ministers of the Interior of all the countries of the Union shall have daily consultations and an equal coordination of the work plan for the taking of preventive measures.




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