Researches about Ukraine

France’s Perspectives and Priorities for the European Neighborhood Policy

The German Marshall Fund of the United States

PARIS—The European Neighborhood Policy (ENP) remains largely absent from the public and media foreign policy discussions in France. However, the recent security crises in Ukraine and the Mediterranean, the refugee crisis, and the latest terrorist attack in Paris have underlined the need to improve EU coordination in both the Eastern and Southern neighborhoods, and put the question of a common European foreign policy under the spotlight. In this context, France’s vision of the ENP can be described as pragmatic, differentiated, and flexible.
France defends a rather conservative and minimalist approach to the ENP, based on the deepening of economic …read more

Source: The German Marshall Fund of the United States

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