Poll says European Union optimistic about future
Eastern Eye Staff
IMMIGRATION and terrorism are the two top concerns for the European Union as a bloc, but trust in the EU and optimism about its future are on the rise, a European Commission poll showed. The Commission’s twice-a-year Eurobarometer poll showed 38 per cent of the EU’s 510 million citizens saw immigration as the most important issue facing the bloc. Paradoxically, the highest level of concern about the issue was registered in countries were immigration is minimal – Estonia, Czech Republic and Hungary. Concern over terrorism was mentioned by 29 per cent of Europeans. Again, it was highest in countries that…
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