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EU must ‘think beyond’ member state funding to secure bigger budget

Bloc’s current trillion-euro budget runs out in 2027, with diplomats now calling for increased funding to afford new members and climate change

EU budget commissioner Johannes Hahn: “If we want to remain a global player, we need to rise to the geopolitical and geoeconomic challenges. Business as usual is no longer an option.” Picture: EU/Claudio Centonze