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Briefing What does ‘multispeed’ Europe really mean?

The idea has gotten traction ahead of Saturday's EU summit as a way to allow the union's members to integrate at paces they are comfortable with. But it's a contentious issue.

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The Treaty of Rome, which gave rise to the European Union, is marking its 60th anniversary. But at this milestone, the EU finds itself deep in existential crisis. One idea to boost the postwar project is the notion of a “multispeed” Europe.

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