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BBased in London, Sébastien Maillard is particular advisor to the Jacques-Delors Institute, based by the previous president of the European Commission (now deceased) and chaired by Enrico Letta, a company of which he was the director. For readers of Pointit analyzes the election outcomes on the functioning of the European Union (EU), and particularly the affect of the French choice to dissolve the National Assembly.

Le Point: What classes do you draw from the European elections?

Sébastien Maillard: The outgoing majority, made up of Christian Democrats, Social Democrats and Liberals, was renewed however in a degraded European political local weather. Without direct affect and divided and with out the opportunity of blocking because it stands, the novel rights will search to permeate…