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Extraordinary EU summit may be held on Sep 24-25 - report

European Council President Charles Michel is examining the possibility of holding an extraordinary EU summit on September 24 and 25, Politico reported on Thursday, citing an anonymous aide of Michel's.

According to the report, the high-level meeting will be focused on the coronavirus situation, digital policies, the EU's common market and foreign matters, with a special emphasis on the relations between the bloc and China and Turkey. All those issues could not have been discussed in the first semester due to the imminent economic crisis, the source pointed out.

The summit is supposed to be held in-person, the official added.

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