‘The Danger Is that Europe Will Fail’

Source. Spiegel.

Read the full text of British Prime Minister David Cameron’s Wednesday speech on his country’s plan to hold a referendum on the future of its membership in the European Union.

The Union flag is draped behind that of the EU: "All this doesn't make us somehow un-European."Zoom

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The Union flag is draped behind that of the EU: “All this doesn’t make us somehow un-European.”

Editor’s note: This version of the speech given by David Cameron at Bloomberg’s London headquarters, is as written not as spoken.

This morning I want to talk about the future of Europe.

But first, let us remember the past.

Seventy years ago, Europe was being torn apart by its second catastrophic conflict in a generation. A war which saw the streets of European cities strewn with rubble. The skies of London lit by flames night after night. And millions dead across the world in the battle for peace and liberty.

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Categories: Europe, European Union, UK

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