The leaders of 27 EU countries signed the Declaration on the future of the EU after Brexit
ROME/BRUSSELS, 25 Mar — RIA Novosti. The leaders of 27 member countries of the European Union, which will remain in the Union after leaving the UK, signed the Rome Declaration on achievements, challenges and priorities of the European Union, according to live broadcast of the Capitol Palace of the conservators in Rome.
The Declaration is the main outcome of the summit in Rome, dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome (1957), which laid the foundations of the European Union.
Prime Minister of Poland Beata Szydlo, the position which became the main intrigue of the meeting, before signing brought the pen over the document and froze for a few seconds. Signature, Szydlo shrugged and smiled.
The statement, which on Thursday threatened to block Poland, reflects the vision of the future of the Union in all spheres. As announced shortly before the signing of the document the administration of the President of France, expressed in the document, the achievements of Europeans in the last 60 years, including peace, prosperity, the European social model and challenges of the EU, such as the rise of populism, distrust of the European institutions and the terrorist threat. In the Declaration, the leaders expressed a desire to respond to challenges collectively and in solidarity, as well as indicate future priorities: safety and security, prosperity and economic growth, social policy and a strong position in the international arena.