DSK: Britain ‘only aimed at slowing’ EU

5 December, 2019



“Since 1973, you can’t say that the British have helped us much,” Dominique Strauss-Kahn wrote in an editorial for French newspaper Les Echos. “Apart from a long period of Labour rule from 1997-2010, their actions have only aimed at slowing the European project, according to what they judge to be their interests. Without them, the Union today would have advanced much further, been much stronger and much more united.”

The piece, entitled in English “I am a sad Brexiteer”, the former French economy minister begins: “I have too much admiration for the intelligence and capacity of the British to underestimate the risk they pose to the European project…”


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