Call it summer EU-phoria.
There was a blazing sun overhead as European leaders arrived in Brussels for their summer summit Thursday, and the political outlook seemed justÂ as bright, with an array of crises in check, economic indicators on the upswing across the Continent, and spiritsÂ lifted by a series of ballot-box triumphs.
Perhaps most importantly, the leadersÂ arrived to tackle an agenda packed with issues that showed them not only unbowed by Brexit but even capitalizing on the U.K.’s impendingÂ departure to push forwardÂ in areas such as defense cooperation where London had long thrown upÂ obstacles.
Summing up the optimism, Council …read more
Source: European Voice