As France’s new president visited Berlin, Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have said they will look to reform and change EU treaties, allowing further strengthening and integration of the Eurozone.
As stated in an recent article by the Guardian, Merkel said: “From a German point of view, it is possible to change treaties if it makes sense in order to strengthen the eurozone.” She said she was personally prepared to make the case for such a change.
Macron said “treaty change long used to be a French taboo”, but that this would change now that he was president. “For us there are no such taboos,” he said.
EU treaties are rarely modified or changed, but as Brexit approaches, the two leaders are seeking to make the E.U a better option in order to silence critics of it and also to make leaving the European Union a disaster for any nation who wishes to do so – they’ve already slapped the UK with a €100 Billion divorce bill.
The E.U has already gotten a boost with the electing of President Macron of France, who beat eurosceptic Marine Le Pen who would have looked to pull France out of not only the Eurozone, but the E.U itself.
There is some time till Brexit becomes a reality, but it seems E.U leading nations, Germany and France, are on the attack against a disunited Europe and the crumbling of the Euro.
by Berk Bektas
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