MEPs demanded an ambitious EU long-term budget, approved free trade deals with Vietnam and set out their position on future EU-UK relations during this week's plenary session.
MEPs underlined that Parliament will only give its consent to a budget that meets the European Union’s ambitions, in a debate on EU funding for 2021-2027.
Parliament calls for a level playing field to be guaranteed through robust commitments, and “dynamic alignment” of EU-UK rules.
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