27.09.2022

The British Parliament passed a bill on Brexit

The government bill on the conditions of exit of Britain from the EU has passed through Parliament, despite the resistance of the deputies of the ruling Conservative party.

The house of lords on Wednesday adopted an amendment to the bill received from the house of Commons. This means that now the bill goes for signature to the king, after which the document becomes law.

Thus, the government managed to avoid defeat on her bill, as some MPs promoted the possibility of a parliamentary veto on the final agreement between London and Brussels on British exit from the EU.

The vote of the house of lords marks the end of many months of discussions on the law, which will formally complete the membership of Britain in the European Union.

Prime Minister Theresa may called the bill “an important step” in ensuring “smooth” Brexit.

The Bundestag has supported preferential terms for a loan of Greece

The proposed measures will allow Greece 20 Aug, when will the third program of aid to leave behind 8 years of financial assistance and to stand up, said the Minister of Finance of Germany.The German Parliament on Friday, 29 June, supported by the agreement of the Eurogroup countries on favourable terms for Greece after the end of the third program of financial assistance. For the document voted 409 of 642 attended the meeting of the deputies, 226 voted against, 7 abstained, according to the website of the Bundestag.

The proposed measures will allow Greece 20 Aug, when will the third program of aid to leave behind eight years of support of the countries of the Eurogroup and regain financial independence, said at the meeting, the Minister of Finance of Germany Olaf Scholz (Olaf Scholz). He reminded that Greece until 2024 also have to pay a loan from the International monetary Fund (IMF) in the amount of 10 billion euros and noted that Athens is implementing many reforms, “are on the right track.”

Meanwhile, against the preferential terms for Athens voted unanimously voting members of three of the six factions of the Bundestag, the Free democratic party (FDP), Left party and Alternative for Germany (ADH). A representative of the FDP (Christian Dürr) called a new agreement on Greece’s fourth package of financial assistance and accused the government of violating the earlier of the Bundestag conditions – in particular, the requirement that participation in the program with the IMF.

Greece will receive EUR 15 billion

June 22, the Finance Ministers of the Eurogroup agreed on favourable terms for Greece after the end of the third program of financial assistance. Measures include, in particular, the extension of credit assistance, as well as providing an additional period of time prior to the repayment of loans. In addition, Athens will receive € 15 billion for the reserve stock, as well as significant relief for the repayment. Initially it was assumed that Greece will begin to repay loans in 2023, is now delayed for another ten years.

On the same day that the Director of the IMF, Christine Lagarde, announced the termination of the Fund’s participation in the program of financial aid to Athens. Additional measures to support post-crisis countries, as mutually agreed by the Finance Ministers of the Eurozone, in the medium term will improve the stability of the debt and reduce refinancing risks of Greece, said Lagarde.

In derailed in Turkey, the train was almost 370 people

At least ten people were killed, 73 injured in a train crash in the Turkish province of Tekirdag.As a result of the derailment of a passenger train near the city of Corlu in the Turkish province of Tekirdag ten people were killed, injured 73. On Sunday, July 8, a spokesman of the Ministry of health of Turkey Eyup GMOs.

As explained in the Ministry of transport of the country, the railway accident occurred due to erosion of soil after heavy rains.

Just at the time of the accident in cars vehicles EN route Uzunkir-Istanbul, there were 362 passengers and six employees of the train crew.

“Due to the fact that the terrain is rugged, the area attracted by the machinery. The most part of wounded evacuated from the area of incident”, – said the Tekirdag Governor Mehmet Ceylan.

According to local media, at the emergency arrived more than 100 ambulances, six military helicopters, 24 of the rescuer. Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan went to the area of the crash. About the incident promptly notified the President of the country Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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