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Opinion: French-Italian cocktail of cunning for EU

Emmanuel Macron and Mario Draghi (2019 archive photo)

“Never waste a good crisis” is an English expression that you can safely leave to the French and Italians. In the political “no man's land of Christmas”, and moreover shortly after Angela Merkel stepped down as Chancellor and on the eve of the French Presidency of the European Council, President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Mario Draghi chose their moment.

They fired a targeted flare into the dark December night over the European Union.

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