European Commission boosts budget for repatriation flights, rescEU medical stockpile

  • 2020-03-27
  • LETA/BNS/TBT Staff
TALLINN – The European Commission on Friday proposed to make 75 million euros from the EU budget available to help member states repatriate EU nationals and to increase the budget of the rescEU medical stockpile. Thanks to repatriation flights organized through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism and co-financed by the EU, 2,312 people have been already repatriated to Europe from China, Japan, the United States, Morocco, Tunisia, Georgia, the Philippines and Cabo Verde since the beginning of the outbreak. More than 80 further repatriation flights are planned in the co...
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