Schulz warns of "implosion of EU": FAZ
President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz says following the outcome of the Dutch referendum on Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, Europe should not rest on the fallacy that everything will end up well for the whole Union, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported.
The President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz warned against underestimating the risks to the EU through the anti-European movements in the Member States, according to FAZ.
“While Europe's enemies are still in the minority, the silent majority rests on the fallacy that everything will go well in the end. The outcome of the referendum in the Netherlands on the Association Agreement with Ukraine shows, however, that one should not rely on it,” said Schulz.
"Europe has been on a downward path for some time now,” he said. “The trust of many people in institutions as a whole, whether national or European, has been lost."
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