Brexit 'disastrous' for EU global role

MSN / AFP, 12.06.2016

Quotes

Link to full article


Britain leaving the European Unionwould strip the bloc of a nuclear-armed global player andprove "disastrous" for its presence on the world stage,analysts say.

The timing could hardly be worse, as the EU struggles withits biggest migration crisis since World War II and thecontinent facing a growing threat from terrorism fuelled byconflict in the Middle East. [...]

It would increase the loss of image if the EU shrinks for thefirst time in its history," Janis Emmanouilidis, director ofstudies at European Policy Centre, told AFP.

"The signal would be that the EU gets slowly but steadilyin a downward trend," he said, suggesting that such weaknesscould be exploited. [...]

Read full article here



Latest media contributions

EPC Friday Update – state of affairs & prospects for the transatlantic relationship
Online Briefing, YouTube, 03.07.2020

Deutschland übernimmt die EU- Ratspräsidentschaft
Interview, SWR2 (German radio), 01.07.2020

Deutschlands Corona-Präsidentschaft
Quotes, Deutsche Welle, 01.07.2020

"Erwartungen an Deutschland besonders hoch"
Interview, AufRuhr, 30.06.2020

La présidence de l'Union européenne met l'Allemagne sous pression
Quotes, La Libre Belgique, 30.06.2020

UE: Merkel face aux défis de la présidence du Conseil
Quotes, Deutsche Welle (FR), 29.06.2020

EPC Special Friday Update – state of affairs & prospects for the COVID-19 crisis
Online Briefing, YouTube, 26.06.2020

Ohne Scheu vor dem Führungsanspruch
Quotes, Wiener Zeitung, 19.06.2020

EPC Friday Update – MFF/Recovery Instrument – Brexit – Schengen
Online Briefing, YouTube, 19.06.2020

EPC Friday Update – ECB PEPP programme; Brexit, Conference on the Future of Europe
Online Briefing, YouTube, 12.06.2020


Media