Members Of The European Union

Members Of The European Union

The European Union, as the name suggests, is a union of twenty-eight member countries, formed for the purpose of bringing about economic and political harmony. The union is basically of the Countries of Europe.

The List Of The European Union Countries

Members Of The European Union
  1. Austria,
  2. Belgium,
  3. Bulgaria,
  4. Croatia,
  5. Republic of Cyprus
  6. Czech Republic
  7. Denmark
  8. Estonia
  9. Finland
  10. France
  11. Germany
  12. Greece
  13. Hungary
  14. Ireland
  15. Italy
  16. Latvia
  17. Lithuania
  18. Luxembourg
  19. Malta
  20. Netherlands
  21. Poland
  22. Portugal
  23. Romania
  24. Slovakia
  25. Slovenia
  26. Spain
  27. Sweden
  28. UK

The above-mentioned list is a list of all the countries who are part as well as parcel of the European Union. Also, all of the 28 countries take an active part in all of the proceedings and activities of this. Decisions are taken at this are supposed to be fully complied with in order to maintain the dignity of the rules and regulations, on the basis of which this was established.

Then there is something that is called as European Economic Area (EEA), EEA consists of all the countries including the one of Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway. It was basically established to initiate all these countries to be a part of this single market.

The Brexit

Members Of The European Union

Currently, there has been a very burning issue that you too might have noticed, in almost all the social media sites as well as other means of mass communication. The issue is of Brexit. Brexit is nothing but the exit of Britain from the European Union. Now, Britain wants itself to be out of the Union so as to deal with all of its economic and political cases independently. All in all, Britain no longer wants to be a part of these countries.

The decision is pending, no action has been but is expected to take place by 2020. These countries stand as a pillar while dealing with any other country. With the Union, there are a number of advantages to each of the Countries. The major one being economic ones. With this, all the countries of the Union are expected from the levy of taxes, duties and other tariffs that are normally levied while in the normal course of business.

The President Of European Union

The current President of the Council of the European Union is Donald Tusk, President of the Parliament, David Sassoli, President of the Commission, Jean Claude Junker. The beginning of this goes to 1993, while the Maastricht Treaty (officially the Treaty on European Union) came into.

With the advancement of the various aspects of life, certain changes keep on being included in the Constitution. Also, almost all of the member countries are bound to accept the decision taken at the joint session.  Though there are provisions for the ones who do not give in, that is commonly known as the power of veto.

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