EU is a haven from world’s dangers, Macron tells Europeans

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French President Emmanuel  Macron  issued a call to Europeans on Tuesday not to retreat into nationalism but to build the European Union as a bulwark for liberal democracy against a disorderly and dangerous world.

Addressing the European Parliament in the French city of Strasbourg, the 40-year-old head of state won a standing ovation from most lawmakers after condemning the rise of “illiberal democracies” even within the EU. Nationalist MEPs from France, Britain and elsewhere sat in silence, however.

“In the face of authoritarianism, the response is not...


EU is a haven from world’s dangers, Macron tells Europeans


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