Poland Underlines Necessity of Cohesion Funds

People ♦ Published: February 7, 2013; 23:58 ♦ (Vindobona)

At the EU summit, Poland wants to secure as much cohesion payments in the next multiannual financial framework from 2014 to 2020.

Poland Underlines Necessity of Cohesion Funds / Picture: © Wikipedia / Gnesener1900

Today, the EU summit has started. The first results are expected to be announced tomorrow, however. For Poland, retaining the size of the cohesion fund has highest priority. According to Prime Minister Donald Tusk, wants a minimum of € 70bn for cohesion policies. Germany and the UK, which want a cut of the EU budget, are the main opponents of Poland´s claim. In the first proposal,…