German analyst: "The coalition agreement has more of Juncker than Macron"

Good news for Europe? The draft of the German coalition agreement speaks “a new beginning for Europe” in the next four years. Political analyst Matthias Kullas explains on EURACTIV what the coalition deal means for possible European reforms.

The draft agreement is very pro-European. Many suggestions are being considered that can be traced back to Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. For example, there are clear statements for higher contributions to the EU budget, for a stabilization function and for the support of structural reforms in the Eurozone countries. That is a clear approximation to the Commission’s line. ...weiterlesen