British Prime Minister David Cameron plans to pressure the EU member states into an agreement that would prevent Great Britain from leaving the EU. While his demands are clear, how inclined the EU states will be to bend to them is not.
Dubbed the leader of the "last bastion of Western liberal power," Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel has topped the list again. But just behind her is another European leader navigating her country's post-EU future.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she firmly believes a Brexit deal can be reached despite a lack of details from Britain. Merkel also said EU leaders agreed to cut financial aid to Turkey over rights violations.
Germany's European neighbors are not overly concerned by the aftermath of the election in Berlin. They expect Angela Merkel to remain the "dealmaker" in Europe. Trust in her appears as strong as ever, says Barbara Wesel.
This EU summit proves: Trouble is brewing in every corner of Europe. But the bloc does not need grand visions; it needs practical solutions to the problems it faces, says DW’s Christoph Hasselbach.
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