Spain’s Economy minister calls for budget approvals

Spain's Deputy Prime Minister and Economic Affairs Minister Nadia Calvino attends an European Union finance ministers meeting in Brussels, Belgium January 21, 2020. REUTERS/Johanna Geron MADRID (Reuters) - Spain’s economy minister Nadia Calvino called on Monday for all parties’ responsibility to allow the approval of a budget as soon as possible to cope with coronavirus pandemic. “It is everyone’s duty and I appeal to the common responsibility so that as soon as possible we can pass a general state budget in our country that allows us to address this (extraordinary) situation from the health, economic and social point of view,” Calvino said during a financial event. Reporting by Jesús Aguado and Emma Pinedo; editing by Inti Landauro Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. ADVERTISEMENT TRENDING India sets global record with single-day rise in coronavirus cases Indian army says foils Chinese attempt to encroach over disputed border Indian rupee retreats from six-month high on China border tensions Indian economy likely to see record quarterly slump as pandemic hits India's COVID-19 cases top global rank as more of economy opens BACK TO ARTICLE FILE PHOTO: Spain's Deputy Prime Minister and Economic Affairs Minister Nadia Calvino attends an European Union finance ministers meeting in Brussels, Belgium

Spain’s economy minister Nadia Calvino called on Monday for all parties’ responsibility to allow the approval of a budget as soon as possible to cope with coronavirus pandemic.

“It is everyone’s duty and I appeal to the common responsibility so that as soon as possible we can pass a general state budget in our country that allows us to address this (extraordinary) situation from the health, economic and social point of view,” Calvino said during a financial event.

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