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Then we take Berlin

Europe is not only Germany. It is not only France nor Austria or Finland. Europe is above all the fundamental idea of co-existence, the basis from which any global initiative aiming at creating a federal union has to stem from. Europe is also Greece, Italy, Spain, Cyprus. Therefore the major issue of concern is not whether we want more or less European Union, but how we want this European Union -and consequently Eurozone- to function.

The problem is not the monetary union and the euro. The problem is not the depth and width of Eurozone, in other words the number and performance of member-states. The problem is not whether Greece has to leave euro or not, or whether Cyprus could prosper outside Eurozone or not. But certainly the problem is that we have completely abandoned some of the fundamentals of the European Union. And this definitely stems from -if not being […]

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