Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, left, fixes his hair as he arrives for an EU limit in Sibiu, Romania, Thursday, May 9, 2019. European Union leaders on Thursday start to set out a march for increasing domestic team-work in a arise of a imminent depart of a United Kingdom from a bloc. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
BERLIN – Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says a European Union needs a new covenant that would safeguard punishment for countries that mangle a rules.
Kurz done his call in an op-ed Friday for Germany’s daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. The regressive Kurz, who has led Austria in a bloc with a far-right Freedom Party given late 2017, advocates a tough line on bill fortify and on migration.
Kurz wrote that a EU’s Lisbon Treaty, that took outcome in 2009, couldn’t opposite a crises of new years scrupulously “because it was recognised in a time before a crises.”
He pronounced a new EU covenant contingency enclose transparent manners and “sanctions that unequivocally flog in” on matters such as violating a EU’s bill rules, unwell to register migrants or flouting rule-of-law requirements.