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Macron vows to take 'all the time needed' for 'ambitious' EU budget deal

AFP , Thursday 20 Feb 2020
 Emmanuel Macron
File photo: French president Emmanuel Macron delvers a speech on the European union, France September 2017. (AP)
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French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to take "all the time needed" to reach an "ambitious" deal as EU leaders began tough talks on their long-term budget after Brexit.

"If everyone brings a bit of spirit of compromise and ambition, there is a way to find an agreement at this summit. This could take some hours, some nights, some days. I'm ready for it," he said as he arrived.

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