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Macron’s push for a deeply integrated EU will face difficulties ahead

Following the French's President's ambitious speech on the future of the EU, Open Europe's Aarti Shankar explains why many of his proposals are likely to encounter resistance from other EU member states.

His speech, which lasted in total almost two hours, set forward a grand vision for Europe – highly fitting for a President whose election night victory walk was to the EU anthem ‘Ode to Joy.’ It also served to relaunch France’s role in the EU, after its voice was notably diminished during François Hollande’s term in office.

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