Milanović, Steinmeier Underline Importance of Solidarity in Europe

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ZAGREB, May 8, 2020 – Presidents Zoran Milanović of Croatia and Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany said in a phone conversation on Thursday that cooperation and solidarity among European states were important in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, Milanović’s office said in a press release.

Croatia is currently presiding over the EU and Germany will follow it on July 1.

“The two presidents agreed that common European efforts are necessary to overcome this situation and that the success of the fight against the crisis caused by coronavirus will greatly impact Europe’s future,” the press release said.

After slowing down the spread of infection, both countries are gradually relaxing the restrictions imposed in mid-March. Croatia has confirmed 2,125 COVID-19 cases and 86 deaths, while Germany has confirmed 166,091 infections and 7,119 deaths.

More news about relations between Croatia and Germany can be found in the Politics section.


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