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How the Dutch PM hijacked the EU summit

WorldNews Saturday, 25 July 2020
How the Dutch PM hijacked the EU summitWhen the leaders of the 27 nations gathered in Brussels last weekend for what would be a marathon summit on the current and future financing of the European Union, the absence of the UK delegation was hardly noticed. No, it’s not because the Brits weren’t there, it’s because the Dutch delegation were. Prime Minister Mark Rutte was more than willing to be obstinate, obdurate and obstructive — obnoxious too some officials from southern Europe might add too for his stubborn refusal to give ground on his opposition to financial grants to the hardest-hit nations by the coronavirus pandemic. see more COVID -19: Eiffel Tower reopens to visitors in Paris with restrictions Italy’s ancient city...
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