France's Macron hopeful of a compromise on recovery plan

France's President Emmanuel Macron leaves the European Council building in the early morning during an EU summit in Brussels, Belgium, July 20, 2020. Olivier Matthys/Pool via REUTERS

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he was hopeful a compromise could be reached over a European Union recovery plan.

Macron also said that talks had advanced in the EU summit.

"I'm starting today with a lot of determination to make progress", Macron said as he arrived for the fourth day of the summit.

(Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta; Writing by Matthieu Protard; Editing by Jon Boyle)

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