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Adding ambition to Europe’s unity

"The war in Ukraine has shown that only by acting together can the European Union hope to remain an effective player."

28 June 2022 | Opinion

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In a recent opinion piece, emeritus professor Brigid Laffan and Herman Van Rompuy discuss the importance of EU's unity to ensure effective and efficient responses to current and future challenges.

"This is no moment for disunity. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war of aggression against Ukraine has opened a new chapter in Europe’s seemingly permanent crisis and represents a structural break with the past, profoundly disrupting the continent’s security architecture and undermining fundamental assumptions in most areas of EU policymaking." [..]

Read the full piece on Project Syndicate to learn more.

Last update: 28 June 2022

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