BRUSSELS, July 9, 2020 (Xinhua) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President Charles Michel and European Parliament President David Sassoli (from R to L) attend a meeting in Brussels, Belgium, July 8, 2020. Reaching swiftly an agreement on an ambitious European recovery package is the European Unions highest priority for the coming weeks, the blocs leaders agreed at a meeting Wednesday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Germany took over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU on July 1.
BRUSSELS, July 3, 2020 (Xinhua) -- European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (L) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (on the screen) attend a video press conference at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, July 2, 2020. The three presidents of the leading European Union (EU) institutions will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel next week to discuss the thorny issue of the blocs proposal to revive its economy by raising debt, the European Commission said on Thursday.