All EU languages are equal but some are more equal than others (Photo: European Commission)

Berlin sees red over English language dominance in Brussels

The German government is stepping up its efforts to make German more prominent in the EU, demanding that EU documentation be translated into the language of Goethe- or else it will not attend meetings.

"Germany has a right to have these documents in German," the deputy foreign minister, Gunter Gloser, told German news agency DPA on Thursday (20 april).

In a joint statement earlier this month, the German parliament and the French national assembly denounced the "unacceptable drif...

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