EU’s Brexit Fightback Begins With Security on Summit Agenda

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  • Merkel and Tsipras hold parallel meetings to shape EU’s future
  • Consensus forming on security, defense matters in Bratislava

European Council president Donald Tusk gives a press conference after a meeting with Latvian Prime Minister in Riga on Sept. 8.

Photographer: ILMARS ZNOTINS/AFP via Getty Images

Angela Merkel will have barely finished lunch in the Berlin Chancellery with three fellow European Union leaders when, more than 1,100 miles to the southeast, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras hosts a meeting of five southern counterparts in the Greek capital.

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