France Says EU Suffers Apathy, Fatigue

At ambassadors' meeting, French EU minister says Union members don't cooperate to get things done and Europe is failing as a political player

France's Europe minister has given a strongly pessimistic view of the state of the European Union suggesting it is suffering from "general fatigue." Speaking at the annual gathering of French ambassadors on Tuesday (29 August), Catherine Colonna said "the functioning of the union � and more generally the state of the union � appears worrying to me."

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