The Prime minister Édouard Philippe has had a small word, Wednesday, may 20, for the european Union. During a session of questions to the government in the Senate, he said : "Is this truly it was at the height of this crisis ? I don't think so. "However, Édouard Philippe has added :" Probably, we will be able to say with hindsight that the european Union has not done nothing and has been helpful. "
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The Prime minister welcomed the "very ambitious plan aiming to allow the financing of a stimulus" to the tune of 500 billion euros, proposed Monday by Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel. "Often, when the european crisis is there, it is in the ability of France and Germany to agree and cause that we find the solution ", he argued.
"Germany has moved"
" there has been no precedent to this type of ad. Why ? Because, and I say this with a lot of fun, Germany has moved ", was still estimated to Édouard Philippe, before you brag about the role of France in this evolution. "I do not exclude (...) that Germany has moved because France itself has changed ", he commented.
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According to the Prime minister, the Germany saw that France, in tackling structural reforms, which sometimes had been discussed but not carried out, wanted to actually prepare for the future seriously ". "This is the only reason that I identify to be able to make it work again this franco-German engine, which we all know it is essential for the restart of Europe ", he underlined.
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