Britain Faces Tension Over Push for Less EU Control

May 26, 2015 1:58 PM

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EU officials are welcoming a French-German push for closer cooperation among the countries that use the euro, while British Prime Minister David Cameron's office says that won't derail his mission to reduce EU involvement in national affairs.

A spokesman for European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Margaritis Schinas, said Tuesday that the Franco-German idea is "key" to efforts to strengthen the eurozone. Newspaper Le Monde reported that France and Germany submitted a letter to Juncker over the weekend calling for closer decisi...

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