Eurozone reform: solving the Franco-German equation

28/06/2018

Category: European Union

Macron has won Merkel’s support for his budget plan but their detractors could scupper the project at the EU summit of June. The Franco-German pact masks a dilemma, says Claire Demesmay: “It was the centrifugal forces in Europe that forced Germany and France to come together. But it is precisely these same centrifugal forces that will make any Franco-German compromise really hard to implement.”

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