French President Emmanuel Macron speaks before the European Parliament on April 17, 2018 in the eastern French city of Strasbourg.
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French President Emmanuel Macron warned Tuesday that divisions between democracy and authoritarianism in Europe were becoming like a "civil war". In a speech to the European Parliament in Strasbourg that set out his vision of a reformed EU, Macron called on the bloc to resist the siren song of populism.Macron said he was concerned by the growing sense of "doubt" in several European countries after the shock 2016 Brexit vote, which he said was creating divisions in the European Union.Macron's speech was part of a charm offensive ahead of European Parliament elections in May 2019, the first after Britain's scheduled departure from the EU.
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