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Old Posted Mar 4, 2017, 6:56 PM
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France is politically foremost influenced by institutions based in Paris. Its a very centralized state. Even though devolvement initiatives are happening.

In the last 50 years a second layer has evolved. Institutions based in Brussels, Strasbourg, Frankfurt are also important for EU members, read France.

Because of the decentralized structure of the EU somebody could argue that combined initiatives from EU capitals (Rome, Berlin, Madrid) also matter for France.

In the light of this the whole question of a new French capital seems awkward. Because inter-capital governance in Europe/ EU is more important than ever.
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