EU - France
Event date: 09/04/2018
France is a semi-presidential republic with a head of government - the prime minister - appointed by the president who is the directly elected head of state.
France has been a member of the eurozone since 1 January 1999 and part of the Schengen area since 26 March 1995
Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic, gives a speech on the Future of Europe during the plenary session in Strasbourg.