French President lays out vision for Europe’s future

(VOVWORLD) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday delivered a speech on his vision for the future of Europe, offering initiatives to broadly reform the European Union and boost cooperation within the zone. 
French President lays out vision for Europe’s future  - ảnh 1French President Emmanuel Macron at a meeting in Paris on September 22, 2017 (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Speaking at the Sorbonne University in Paris, Macron called for creating a task force made up of EU troops in 2020. He proposed a new tax on technology giants like Facebook and Apple, saying they are paying too little corporate tax on their businesses in Europe. He stressed the need to create a EU-wide asylum agency to deal with the migrant crisis. Other proposals included a European budget and Minister of Finance to manage the funds for joint investment activities.

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