Departing Merkel “Quite Worried” About Future Of EU

Politico Europe reports:

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is worried “it is getting harder and harder” to find compromises between European Union countries on hot-button issues like migration and the rule of law.

“It is imperative to do everything possible to find a way to keep Europe together,” Merkel said in a wide-ranging interview published in Saturday’s edition of German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung.

Asked if the European Union can still build compromises amid growing nationalism in countries like Poland and Hungary, Merkel said, “it’s getting harder and harder at the moment and I’m quite worried.”

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