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France pushes to split Europe in two: a core Europe and peripheries, writes Dziennik Gazeta Prawna stressing that Paris did not secure any important positions neither in the European Commission nor in the Parliament and now wants to “topple the EU order” to compensate for the failure.

According to the daily, the French plan, backed by Benelux countries, foresees setting up a new job of the Eurozone permanent president and monetary union’s secretariat as of next year. Paris also wants to create a special Eurozone sub-committee in the EP and a joint budget for its 18 members. Dziennik Gazeta Prawna stresses that –

…the guarantee to speed up integration in the eurozone influenced France’s decision to support Donald Tusk’s candidature for the European Council president.