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Macron and Draghi unite for more flexible EU fiscal rules

French president Emmanuel Macron and Italian prime minister Mario Draghi called on Thursday for reforming the EU's fiscal rules to allow greater investment spending. "Just as the rules could not be allowed to stand in the way of our response to the pandemic, so they should not prevent us from making all necessary investments," they wrote in a column in the Financial Times. Berlin has been more reluctant.

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