Franco-German appeal for closer cooperation

The 28 Member States of the European Union must rise to the challenges they face in the refugee crisis, in the economic and monetary crisis with its prolonged high levels of youth unemployment, and in the wars and trouble spots in their neighbourhood. None of these challenges can be resolved by one Member State alone; they all urgently require shared solidarity. This op-ed by a Franco-German group of Parliamentarians and Academics calls for closer collaboration.

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