José Sousa Dias

Portugal wants €750 billion EU bazooka fund available before August

The Portuguese EU Council presidency is working so that the process of releasing the €750 trillion from the EU's post-pandemic Recovery Fund can be shortened by at least one month.

China is an economic partner but US is an ally, Portuguese FM insists

Portugal's foreign minister Augusto Santos Silva said on Tuesday (10 February) that China is no substitute for the United States, emphasising that Beijing is an economic partner while Washington is an ally.