Italian PM calls for changes to EU treaties amid threats linked to Ukraine war

Euronews says the EU’s institutions are no longer fit for purpose and need reforming if the bloc is to address the multiple crises it currently faces, according to Italy's prime minister.

Italian PM calls for changes to EU treaties amid threats linked to Ukraine war

Euronews says the EU’s institutions are no longer fit for purpose and need reforming if the bloc is to address the multiple crises it currently faces, according to Italy’s prime minister.

Mario Draghi was addressing the European Parliament in Stasbourg on Tuesday, where he said he wants member states to consider changing the bloc’s treaties in order to deal with the challenges linked to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

 “The European institutions that our predecessors built over the decades served the European citizens well, but they are inadequate for the reality that is before us today,” Draghi told MEPs. “We need pragmatic federalism that embraces all of the spheres hit by the transformations taking place, from the economy to energy and security.

https://www.euronews.com/my-europe/2022/05/03/italian-pm-calls-for-changes-to-eu-treaties-amid-threats-linked-to-ukraine-war

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