Juncker Calls for EU ‘Resolve’ as Bloc Braces for Brexit Talks

September 14, 2016 9:29 AM

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The European Union’s Jean-Claude Juncker pledged new policy initiatives from defense research to youth education in a bid to shore up the bloc after the U.K.’s unprecedented vote to leave.

Juncker, president of the European Commission, the 28-nation EU’s executive arm, used an annual “state of the union” speech to highlight the importance of the next 12 months in defining Europe’s role after the Brexit decision. Warning about the dangers of anti-establishment forces, he said the EU is...

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