EU aid package ready for Slovenia

The European Commission has put together a package of financial aid for Slovenia to help the country deal with the massive damage caused by flooding and offered what EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said was "maximum flexibility" concerning bureaucratic procedures.

Slovenia will get EUR 400 million from the EU Solidarity Fund, EUR 100 million this year and EUR 300 million in 2024, von der Leyen announced after visiting flood-struck areas of Slovenia on 9 August together with Prime Minister Robert Golob.

This is just one part of a package of EU aid that Slovenia...

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