Timmermans says for first time since 1945 Europe can't count on U.S.Staff Writer | June 13, 2018
First vice-president of the European Commission Frans Timmermans warned that Europe must take its destiny "into its own hands".
Relations Timmermans says the EU needs to take its destiny more into its own hands
"However, it is the first time since 1945 that an American President has not seen it as an American strategic interest to work hard to ensure a vibrant and unified Europe and a robust transatlantic relationship," the official added.
Timmermans explained that this means the EU needs to take its destiny more into its own hands, adding the EU unity "is built upon the Member States that voluntarily and democratically decided to link their destinies and shape their future together." ■