PARIS – “In the long political transition that opened in Germany last night, France and Italy have a crucial role to play”. After the big bang caused by the German vote, the former socialist prime minister Manuel Valls he is convinced that in the coming months the future of Europe will pass through Paris and Rome. “The post-Merkel begins with a vacuum in the European leadership” argues Valls that many remember in the “photo of the white shirts” with Matteo Renzi and Pedro Sanchez, symbols of a new left in government.
Who will fill this void?
“We enter a terra incognita.