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US News Covid-19, Defense, Budget, Violence made to women ... Europe unveils its political line of the coming months

17:40  15 september  2021
17:40  15 september  2021 Source:   leparisien.fr

in Israel, a Jew and an Arab united by the mourning of Community violence

 in Israel, a Jew and an Arab united by the mourning of Community violence © AFP E FFI and Malik each lost a relative in intercommunity violence in May in the Israeli city of Lod. In the stride, the two men, one Jew and the other Arab, could have avoid, or even hate, but rather tied a friendship.

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The European Union will give 200 million additional doses of vaccines against COVID-19 to poor countries by mid-2022. These donations in addition to the 250 million doses already promised, announces this Wednesday the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen.

"It is a solidarity investment and it is also an investment in global health," said the European Parliament, before the European Parliament. She pointed out that, if in the European Union more than 70% of adults are vaccinated, "less than 1% of vaccine doses were administered in poor countries."

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 South Korea launched its first Miss-Sol Ballistic Miss This shot illustrates Seoul's willingness to strengthen its defense against North Korea with nuclear power © AFP a North Korean missile shot at the South Korean television in Seoul, October 2, 2019.

These donations are mainly through the COVAX International Distribution Mechanism, supposed to allow 92 disadvantaged states and territories to receive more prosperous-funded vaccines for free. But the founders of this mechanism, including the Vaccine Alliance (GAVI) and WHO, regularly denounce glaring inequality in access to vaccination between the populations of poor and rich countries, which begin to administer a Third booster dose.

COVAX has the timing of the time being distributed only 243 million doses in 139 disadvantaged countries, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) indicated on 8 September. "The extent of injustice and level of emergency are obvious," said Ursula von der Leyen in his speech on the state of the Union. The European Union (EU) also supports the production of vaccines in Africa up to one billion euros.

Violence at 1st-May, wearing wearing ... Benalla defends itself on the first day of his trial

 Violence at 1st-May, wearing wearing ... Benalla defends itself on the first day of his trial © Thomas Coex / AFP Alexandre Benalla is judged since Monday in the Paris Correctional Court. The former mission manager at the Elysee compared in particular for voluntary violence on the margin of the events of May 1, 2018 and for the fraudulent use of his diplomatic passports.


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Summit in France on European Defense

A L ' Opportunity for his annual speech, Ursula von der Leyen also approached other topics:

100 million for Afghanistan. Extra 100 million euros of humanitarian aid will be provided to Afghanistan to avoid "a humanitarian disaster". The EU had already announced the quadruple of its humanitarian aid to bring it to 200 million in 2021. "We must do everything to avoid the real risk of a major humanitarian disaster," says Ursula von der Leyen.

No short-term budgetary rigor. The EU "will not repeat the error" committed after the last financial crisis of 2008 when a return rushed to the budgetary rigor caused a relapse of the continent in the recession. "The lessons of the financial crisis could serve as a warning. At the time, we said victory too early and we paid the price. We will not repeat this error, "said Ursula von der Leyen, confirming the next opening of a debate on the reform of European budget rules. The Commission will revive the debate on the reconsideration of economic governance in the coming weeks. The objective is to reach consensus on the way forward before 2023. Planned before the pandemic, this debate on a reform of the stability pact, which limits public deficits to 3% and the debt at 60% of the internal product. gross (GDP), has been suspended.

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 Marine Le Pen: © Europe 1 according to the information of Europe 1, Emmanuel Macron must announce Tuesday a strengthening of the police control by the parliamentarians . "Every time it moves on the security field, it is to tap the head of the police," lamented Marine Le Pen Tuesday, guest of the morning of Europe 1. Emmanuel Macron must close Tuesday the Beauvau of Security.

Summit in France on European Defense. A defense summit will be organized by France during the French Presidency of the EU in the first half of 2022, while the withdrawal of Afghanistan has revived the reflection on the autonomy of Europeans. "The time has come for Europe to move up the top" to defend against cyber-attacks, act where NATO and the UN are not present and managing crises in time, "explained The leadership of the European Government on the Organization of the North Atlantic Treaty and the United Nations. The creation of a European 5,000 military reaction force has been under discussion for several months and the situation in Afghanistan has revived the debate by highlighting the military deficiencies of the old continent.

A law against violence against women. The European Commission will propose by the end of the year a law to combat violence against women. "Too many women had to live in fear during this pandemic," says Ursula von der Leyen. "These are effective criminal prosecution, prevention and protection measures", both online and in real life, before the European Parliament, the executive of the European Executive on the European Parliament legislative in the EU.

Bruno The Mayor defends a "stimulus and investment" budget .
The Minister of Economy Bruno The mayor has been sealed Wednesday to convince the "total sincerity" of the government's budget choices for 2022. the latter In particular, regretted that the text presented by the Government is incomplete, claiming to give a "fully informed" opinion on the deficit forecast of government (4.8% of GDP in 2022). This is the first time since 2016, and the last budget of François Hollande's Quinquennium, that HCFP is also severe with a bill of finance.

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