Monday March 30, 2020

Facing towards a new EU

German chancellor Angela Merkel's vision of closer political union is coming sooner, rather than later, writes Political Editor Pat Leahy.

19th February, 2012
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Angela Merkel: 'Without doubt, we need more and not less Europe. That's why it's necessary to create a political union'. Photo: Getty

Whether there is a referendum on the new treaty or not, the European Union is changing. It is changing in the council chambers of Brussels, on the trading floors of London and Frankfurt, and on the streets of Athens. It will continue to change whether Greece crashes out of the eurozone, and whether Ireland ratifies the new fiscal treaty or not.

The political landscape, its structures and realities are being altered by the economic earthquake...

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