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

9 Oct 2017 10:25 AM

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.

Those billing the speech as a key intervention on his plans for deepening the Eurozone would have been surprised at his relatively short discussion of the monetary union.  Instead, he put forward an ambitious and radical vision for the future of the EU, with greater collaboration in a variety of policy areas from agriculture to digital reform.

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