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Germany and France to change the political landscape of EU after Brexit

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유럽연합의 미래, 독일 프랑스에 달려 Meanwhile, over in mainland Europe, France and Germany have especially been proactive in addressing potential uncertainties following Brexit. It's not an exaggeration to say... according to experts... that the fate of the European Union lies in the hands of those two countries, France and Germany. Our Oh Jung-hee has the details. As the UK voted to leave the EU, ... France and Germany are gearing up a united action among the other member countries of the bloc. The goal is to minimize political and economic volatilities. The French and German foreign ministers met with their counterparts from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Hungary in Prague on Monday,... where they reaffirmed the need for an immediate kick-start of the withdrawal process. "It would be good if the UK activated Article 50,.. so that the legal situation would align with the political reality. This process will take some time but this peculiar situation can give space to various populists. ... We would be glad if this process started." French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are also scheduled to meet with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and European Council President Donald Tusk on Monday to discuss Brexit. During their phone conversation on Sunday,... they reportedly agreed on avoiding any potential uncertainties resulting from Brexit,... and needing quick measures on concrete priorities. Experts believe that the EU's political landscape will be reshaped to center around Paris and Berlin. Foreign policy experts have shared with the U.S. political news magazine Politico that although a few more countries could leave the EU,... the union will be more solidified and harmonized through a reinvigorated French-German partnership. "Ultimately Germany and France will be big partners moving forward. They will drive further integration. ... The continent is divided between those wanting more EU and those wanting less, and of course those who want to leave all together. So Germany and France have stay through the political landscape very carefully. What France and Germany want now is the EU to survive." The expert added that although the European public is divided,... the main goal of France and Germany is the survival of the union. Oh Jung-hee, Arirang News. Visit ‘Arirang News’ Official Pages Facebook(NEWS): http://www.facebook.com/newsarirang Homepage: http://www.arirang.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/arirangtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/arirangworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/arirangworld