Macron says France to get €40 billion from 'historic' EU deal

According to the French president, the 'historic' deal stipulates that the EU will be able to levy taxes 'on large companies and international players who do not play ball'.

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Emmanuel Macron said France will receive 40 billion euros ($46 billion) after European Union leaders agreed on an unprecedented 750 billion-euro recovery fund to help the bloc overcome the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, reports Bloomberg.