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Xavier Bettel, for your first European summit, here's a slightly annoying question. Jean-Claude Juncker, your predecessor, left a mark on European politics. Is it not too burdensome being in his shadow?
Hubert Védrine, thanks for being with us. Before discussing Europe, I'd like to know your view on Syria. Dismantling its chemical arsenal has started but without the least political solution in sight. There's talk of a hypothetical peace conference mid-November; do you believe in that?
Eurosceptic parties and extreme groups are gaining ground across Europe, and polls suggest they could make a breakthrough at the European elections. What would happen in such a scenario?
Mr President, thanks for being with us. Mali had high expectations for this donors conference: more than three billion euros of financial assistance has been offered. Those promises still have to be realised, but your hopes have been surpassed. What assurances will you be giving that the funds will be well-used?
This leaders' summit had been described as just a first step with no concrete decisions. It took several hours of negotiations to make progress on the banking supervisor concept.
Michel Barnier, welcome to Euronews. At the European Commission, you are on the frontline in the fight against the crisis and its causes, I want to return to that. But first, I would like to discuss with you Europeans' frustration at what is seen as the dogma of austerity. We saw this recently in the Netherlands where the government fell. Do you not think it is time to think again on these austerity measures and instead give priority to growth?
Friday was the beginning of a long marathon which will continue until Wednesday with, perhaps, at the finish, protection for the weak links of the euro zone. But, judging by the bitterness of the negotiations, that is still far from certain.
Europeanising decision making to strengthen the Schengen zone is what the Commission is calling for, but the recent behaviour of France and Denmark clearly show individual member states remain in charge of their borders.
Pascal Fountain, you're an expert in the creation of Europe. You were the last assistant to Jean Monnet who we'll talk about more . First, can we look at the days and even the hours leading up to the announcement of the ECSC. Everything was decided very quickly, and in the greatest secrecy….