George Soros: Wake up Europeans, nightmare is coming!

George Soros: Wake up Europeans, nightmare is coming!

"Europe is falling asleep to oblivion"

The billionaire investor Tz. Addressed a warning to the European citizens to "wake up" before it is too late. Soros, arguing that the dream of a united Europe could eventually turn into a nightmare.

"Europe is falling asleep into oblivion," warns J. Soros with an article in Project Syndicate, which is cited by CNBC. "The people of Europe must wake up before it is too late, because if they do not, the European Union will find itself on the path taken by the Soviet Union in 1991," said the billionaire investor, alluding to the dramatic dissolution of the USSR and its downfall. communism in 1991.

The EU is facing a "revolutionary moment" and the end result is "very uncertain", adds J. Soros, stressing that neither European leaders nor ordinary citizens have realized this.

"The current leadership is reminiscent of the political bureau (the ruling committee for policy-making in the USSR) when the Union collapsed," Soros said. As he notes, next May's European elections are the next turning point for the EU as Eurosceptic parties are expected to rise. "Unfortunately, the anti-European forces are enjoying a competitive advantage. "There are many reasons for this, including the outdated party system that prevails in most European countries and the lack of legal tools for discipline in the Member States that violate the principles on which the European Union was founded." reported.

J. Soros makes special reference to both Brexit and political instability in Germany, as well as the immigration crisis facing Italy, which he said led to the rise of anti-European forces.

Finally, he characterizes as a "fatal mistake" the EU decision to impose in 2017 the Dublin Agreement, which provides for asylum in the first European country that each immigrant enters.

The big battle will be fought in the elections of May 2019, with the so-called anti-systemic forces and the Eurosceptic parties predicted to have a good performance. "Unfortunately, anti-European forces will have a competitive advantage at the ballot box. "There are many reasons for this, including the outdated party system that prevails in most European countries, the impossibility of changing the Treaties and the lack of legal instruments for the discipline of Member States, which violate fundamental principles of the European Union."

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