Skip to comments.French foreign minister: We no longer want to pay for Poland and Hungary
Posted on 09/06/2018 8:35:29 AM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
France does not want to finance a populist Europe, the countrys foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has indicated, just as the fight over the EUs new long-term budget begins in earnest.
These strong words were said in Paris on Wednesday during the annual conference of French ambassadors, a meeting at which the French head of diplomacy officially indicates the most important directions of the countrys foreign policy.
71-year-old Le Drian, who after the victory of French President Emmanuel Macron took the helm of French diplomacy, said that France and Germany intend to work out a common position on migration before the EU summit in Salzburg planned for 20 September.
We cannot leave this topic to populists, delusion traders, he said, referring to the situation in Italy...
But the most important words have been addressed to countries that use EU funds profusely but do not comply with EU rules.
Each member state has the right to choose such leaders as they wish. But our vision of the Union as a basic circle of alliances and values does not fit with governments that do not respect fundamental principles and do not feel bound in any way by community solidarity, the French minister said.
He added that these countries basically have a utilitarian approach to the Union and choose only what is in their interest, and above all, when it comes to transfers of money.
We are not ready to continue paying for this Europe, this must be said clearly, he emphasised.
Poland has been criticised by Emmanuel Macron not only for violating the rule of law but also for sending cheap labour to France.
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The E U should probably dissolve.
Best thing for everyone.
Ever notice that leftist “peace projects” always bring the opposite?
Just like the good old days of Vichy.
Regarding the image you posted, I’ll be interested to see how many Freepers actually get what I imagine is a rather obscure reference these days.
We cannot leave this topic to populists, delusion traders, he said, referring to the situation in Italy.
The continued slide in support for the EU puzzles Euro-bigots. Thanks CondoleezzaProtege.
“Those meanings don’t want to commit suicide by Muslims with all us enlightened folks! No moolah for them!” — Frenchie EUweenie
Meanies ... not meanings
OK, what’s the joke?
Of course they don’t. The French . . .
That’s okay. I’d gladly reduce NATO involvement and pay Poland and Hungary to upgrade their defenses. Then slap a tariff on the French for not carrying their NATO weight to fund it.
The Froggies can leave the EU any time...
Failing that, they can dissolve the EU.
Yeah? Well we no longer want to pay for the Yurps national defense.
There needs to be 2 seperate EUs that countries can join. The 2nd EU only has a currency and an army, that’s it. No laws trying to control other countries.
What he really means is that France can no longer tolerate any country with a government that reflects the values of the Christian majority rather than ignoring them.
That’s ‘Mr.’ French to you!
Will there be a Frexit?
Duh!.....lol..what a selfish approach..the should want only whats not in their best interests!
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