Home / Word News / Emmanuel Macron's new year's speech: 'France can't succeed without a strong Europe'

Emmanuel Macron's new year's speech: 'France can't succeed without a strong Europe'

French president promises to listen to dissenting voices but appeals to Europeans not to give in to ‘nationalists and sceptics’

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, appealed to European citizens “not to give in to nationalists and sceptics”, as he used his new year’s speech to promise to make the European Union “more united, more sovereign and more democratic”.

Macron said in a televised address: “I deeply believe Europe can become that economic, social, environmentally-friendly, scientific power that will be able to face China and the United States.” He added: “Europe is good for France. France can’t succeed without a strong Europe.”

Continue reading…

About admin

Check Also

Kew Gardens' Temperate House restoration – in pictures

Temperate House, the Grade I listed building at Kew Gardens, is due to reopen in …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *