French President Emmanuel Macron says there is EU ‘consensus’ for new reforms

Macron used the dinner in Tallinn to expound a vision of faster, deeper EU integration which he laid out in a speech on Tuesday. He told reporters the meeting had been "fruitful".

By: Reuters | Tallinn | Published: September 29, 2017 4:30 pm
Emmanuel Macron, Macron, EU, European Union, France, French President, World news “Last night’s discussions showed there’s a common realisation of a need for a leap forward in Europe,” Emmanuel Macron said. (Source: Reuters)

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday European Union leaders agreed during a summit dinner that they should push ahead more quickly with reforms of the bloc.

Macron used the dinner in Tallinn to expound a vision of faster, deeper EU integration which he laid out in a speech on Tuesday. He told reporters the meeting had been “fruitful”.

“Last night’s discussions showed there’s a common realisation of a need for a leap forward in Europe,” he said.

“Today we’re all convinced Europe must move ahead faster and stronger, for more sovereignty, more unity and more democracy.”

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