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    Europe seems to be in trouble: it faces many crises - from monetary to migrant. The UK voted to leave the EU and Poland is isolating itself diplomatically. Increasingly European leaders have been calling for a multi-speed Europe.

    Who Pays the Piper Calls the Tune

    During their meeting in Versailles, the four most influential European leaders — France, Germany, Italy and Spain — discussed, among other things, the deep divisions over the kinds of reforms the EU needs now that several Eastern European and Balkan nations oppose creating a "multi-speed" Europe, fearing they will be left behind.

    “I think the process of creating a multi-speed Europe is inevitable because the countries, which want deeper integration of the European Union, should rid the EU of members opposed to this process and are slowing it down,” Leszek Miller said in an exclusive interview with Sputnik Poland.

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