Франция - враг Европы?

Франция под руководством президента Жискара Ширака быстро становится самым страшным ночным кошмаром объединенной Европы.

Достаточно неприятен уже тот факт, что господин Ширак создает раскол в Европе, продвигая свою так называемую «многополярную» внешнюю политику. Нынешнее выставляемое напоказ презрение Франции в отношении Пакта о стабильности Евросоюза, согласно которому дефицит бюджета ограничивается на уровне 3%, ускоряет продвижение Европы к важному перекрестку, за которым вырисовывается угроза подрыва как европейского монетарного союза, так и самого евро.

В первую очередь малые страны Евросоюза взбешены упрямым отказом Франции вести игру по правилам Евросоюза в отношении дефицита государственного бюджета. Они усматривают в неповиновении Франции нечто большее, чем узкая проблема, касающаяся только бюджетных показателей.

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