Spindelegger: “No United States of Europe”

People ♦ Published: August 30, 2012; 10:17 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian Vice-Chancellor wants to promote a political union in Europe. However, this system should not be the same like in the U.S.

Spindelegger: “No United States of Europe” / Picture: © Vindobona.org

At the Alpbach Forum, Vice Chancellor Michael Spindelegger stated that Europe needs a political union.”We need more Europe.” Spindelegger says. At the moment, European leaders meet every three months. This would not be enough, Spindelegger argues. With more competences in Brussels, decisions could be taken immediately. As a result, the commission should get more competences in order…