Barroso: “We Must Complete Europe” (Part 2)

People ♦ Published: August 30, 2012; 19:33 ♦ (Vindobona)

At the Alpbach Economic Symposium 2012, the President of the EU-Commission José Manuel Barroso explained the “logics of integration”. In order to meet new challenges, the EU has to promote integration, Barroso says.

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Barrosso asks what distinguishes this crisis from another crisis. The answer is that more integration is needed, not less, he asserts. It would be necessary to go further and to complete the economic and monetary union.

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