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French president calls for Europe's 'reunion'

IANS  |  Bratislava 

If the (EU) is expected to progress, consensus among all member countries is needed, while all must have in mind that there's no division into old and new members, as they've all contributed to Europe's "reunion", French said here on Friday.

made the remarks at a press conference after talks with his Slovak counterpart Andrej Kiska, reported.

According to Macron, being in isn't only a matter of geography, but also of ambition.

"The isn't a problem, but a solution, while no country alone can face individual problems, including migration," said Kiska.

Kiska at the same time assured that membership of the EU is Slovakia's "vital interest". Both politicians also concurred that there's no division of the EU into old and new member countries.

During Macron's meeting with Slovak Peter Pellegrini, the two discussed the issues concerning deeper integration within the eurozone, cyber threats and defence projects.



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First Published: Sat, October 27 2018. 06:58 IST