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Central Europe: Taking up Where the U.K. Left off

Jul 27, 2016 | 09:15 GMT
Central Europe: Taking Up Where the U.K. Left Off
The prime ministers of the Visegrad countries are working together to make their desires for the European Union a reality.
(JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Four Central European countries see the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union as their opportunity to shape the future of the bloc. The prime ministers of Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary met in Warsaw on July 22 to discuss the issue for the second time in two months. Out of the first meeting on June 29, just days after the United Kingdom voted to leave the union, came a collective call for "dramatic reforms" of the bloc and its institutions. The sentiment was reiterated during the latest meeting, where the four Central European premiers once again called for major changes to the European Union....

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