‘EU Survival is AT RISK’ Brussels’ Chief Reveals ‘Existential Crisis’ in Shock Admission
- ‘EU Survival is AT RISK’ Brussels’ Chief Reveals ‘Existential Crisis’ in Shock Admission
by JOEY MILLAR, http://www.express.co.uk/
THE VERY survival of the European Union is now at risk, two chief Europhiles have admitted in a surprisingly open condemnation of the project.
As the bloc celebrates the 60th anniversary of its founding, the duo admitted it was in danger of collapsing unless major changes take place. The grim assessment was made by two of the European Union’s biggest names, Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament’s Brexit negotiator, and Manfred Weber, an MEP and key ally of Angela Merkel in her German coalition government. Enthusiasm which had greeted the union when it was first formed had long since given way to “disillusion and disarray”, the pair admitted.
In a joint opinion piece for website Politico, they said: “Now, for the first time, the European Union’s survival is at risk. Faced with this existential crisis, it cannot survive unchanged. “When they signed the Treaty of Rome 60 years ago, six nations that had been at war for decades took a crucial first step toward establishing an unprecedented period of peace in Europe.
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