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Macron urges Germany to step up at 'historic moment' for EU
AFP via TheLocal.de ^ | 10 May 2018 08:55 CEST+02:00

Posted on 05/11/2018 7:28:13 PM PDT by Olog-hai

France’s President Emmanuel Macron urged Germany to take on the mantle as a leading force reforming Europe at a “historic moment” for the bloc, hours before he was due to receive a key award Thursday for his efforts in boosting EU cohesion.

With Berlin so far proving resistant to his flagship reform proposals for the European Union such as a common finance minister or budget, Macron stressed the importance for the bloc to speak with one voice.

At a time when the United States is going its own way in ditching the Iran nuclear deal and the Paris climate accord, as well as threatening allies with punitive trade tariffs, Macron said Europe stands at a critical juncture.

“We stand today at a historic moment for Europe — Europe is in charge of guaranteeing the multilateral order that we created at the end of World War II and which today is sometimes being shaken,” Macron told German broadcasters in an interview. To do so, Europe needs to be strong, said the French leader. […]

“I very much hope that the chancellor and her government will live up to their responsibilities at this historic moment. We need to do everything to make Europe stronger, more united, more sovereign, more democratic,” stressed Macron.

He was speaking in the western German city of Aachen where he was to receive the Charlemagne Prize for his “contagious enthusiasm” for strengthening EU cohesion and integration. But analysts say the Charlemagne award may be premature, since those lofty goals — a key element of the 40-year-old centrist’s pitch to French voters last year — have failed to gain much traction. …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Germany; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: charlemagneprize; climatechangehoax; doomage; eurabia; eussr; fourthreich; france; globalwarminghoax; iran; jcpoa; macron; merkel; parisaccords; rop; tds; worldwar3
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1 posted on 05/11/2018 7:28:13 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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https://www.thelocal.de/20180510/macron-urges-germany-to-step-up-at-historic-moment-for-eu


2 posted on 05/11/2018 7:30:15 PM PDT by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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He was speaking in the western German city of Aachen ...

In which language?
3 posted on 05/11/2018 7:32:39 PM PDT by af_vet_1981 (The bus came by and I got on, That's when it all began.)
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Q: Why did the French plant trees along the Champs-Élysées?
A: So the Germans could march in the shade.
4 posted on 05/11/2018 7:35:57 PM PDT by Flag_This (Liberals are locusts.)
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“Charlemagne Prize for his “contagious enthusiasm””

Didn’t Charlemagne lead an attack on Muslim Spain? Lol. I thinks these libs don’t know what the h$ll their giving.


5 posted on 05/11/2018 7:40:54 PM PDT by Lent
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We need to do everything to make Europe stronger, more united, more sovereign, more democratic,” stressed Macron.

That means exiting the EU, as it has been a disaster for Europe.

6 posted on 05/11/2018 7:44:53 PM PDT by Robert DeLong
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Dissolve NATO, let the EU have its own defenses, THAT THEY PAY FOR.


7 posted on 05/11/2018 7:54:13 PM PDT by datura
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That would play into their hands. It’s exactly what they want. Then they get to be an active enemy of the USA.


8 posted on 05/11/2018 7:55:13 PM PDT by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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They should join the MU (MtnClimber Union). I would regulate them more totally. For example I would not let them eat or poop without permission from me. And I would only grant permission for huge fees. The wealthiest would last only a month or so. That would teach them, even Macron and Merkel who I would let eat, but not poop. How would they like having a lord who hates them?


9 posted on 05/11/2018 7:58:31 PM PDT by MtnClimber (For photos of Colorado scenery and wildlife, click on my screen name for my FR home page.)
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The rise of the Fourth Reich


10 posted on 05/11/2018 8:20:46 PM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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Wow!! The book of revelation forming before our very naked eyes! Come quickly lord Jesus please come quickly!


11 posted on 05/11/2018 8:27:09 PM PDT by RoseofTexas
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“that we created” says Macron.

Who’s “we” Froggie. Because you Yurps damn sure didn’t create anything. You turned your own continent into a charnel house.

WE as in America created that order. WE restored democratic government to half of Europe. WE threw you a financial lifeline to get you back on your feet. WE protected you from the Commies.


12 posted on 05/11/2018 8:29:58 PM PDT by FLT-bird (..)
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Germany under Nazi lady there is already helping the Iranian IslamoNazis, plus she’s importing millions more into Germany to take over the Fatherland, too

when will the good German people wake up and realize they’ve been SOLD OUT to an enemy that WILL murder them all, once they reach (soon) critical mass in Germany?


13 posted on 05/11/2018 8:37:42 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ("Politicans aren't born, they're excreted." -Marcus Tillius Cicero (3 BCE))
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They are not our “allies”. I spent years over there in USARUER, and wish I hadn’t wasted it on them.

It’s high time for the US to let Europe decide their own future- with the caveat that this is their last chance. The next time that they request our blood and money to pull them out of the fire, the answer is FU*K YOU!!!

We’ve bailed their sorry asses out twice, rebuilt their nations, and still spend billions the keep them safe. They’ve chosen Islam now. Let them enjoy their virgins.


14 posted on 05/11/2018 8:44:09 PM PDT by datura
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Oh, they’re deciding their own future. If we walk away from the continent, they plan to get their own military (they’re building it in secret right now) and use it against us. The last thing you do with an old enemy is let him get up to his own devices.


15 posted on 05/11/2018 8:55:38 PM PDT by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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GEEZ; how many times are the FROGS going to SURRENDER TO SURRENDER TO THE KRAUTS?


16 posted on 05/11/2018 8:56:20 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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Well, so far Sarkozy did it, Hollande did it and now Macron’s doing it. Seems endless.


17 posted on 05/11/2018 8:57:35 PM PDT by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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Some twisted irony going on here.


18 posted on 05/11/2018 10:31:49 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: RoseofTexas

Look up!!


19 posted on 05/12/2018 3:24:01 AM PDT by FES0844 (SGould the allow it. Hi call the shots. I’m sure Laura would have stayed Oman)
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Macron has a thing for getting behind old broads.


20 posted on 05/12/2018 4:35:39 AM PDT by outofsalt (If history teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything.)
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