Prodi urges EU to stand up to U.S.A.

  • 2003-04-24
ROMEEuropean Commission President Romano Prodi, in an interview published April 19, urged members of the enlarged European Union to show tighter unity and stand up to the United States."A more united Europe would win more respect and facilitate cooperation between the two sides of the Atlantic," he told the Italian daily La Repubblica."Enlargement without a political objective is good enough only for those who see Europe simply as a free trade zone," he added, saying that Europe should develop a "true political personality" with a common foreign and defense policy."We cannot simply hand Eur...
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