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Summit venue was also used in finale of film classic The Sound of Music (Photo: consilium.europa.eu)

EU divisions on menu at Salzburg dinner

Leaders met in the vast Salzburg theatre in Austria, ate Wiener schnitzel, and discussed EU fragmentation on Wednesday night (19 September).

The dinner began with four hours of talks on migrants, followed by brief talks on Brexit, and saw Europe's illiberal club recruit a new member - Bulgaria.

EU Council president Donald Tusk appealed to states to end the "blame game" on migration, which has pitted Italy and Hungary, among others, against the EU establishment in France and Germa...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Summit venue was also used in finale of film classic The Sound of Music (Photo: consilium.europa.eu)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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