EU vows post-Brexit 'vision' in six months

French President Francois Hollande (L) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel deliver a joint statement after the European Union Summit of 27 Heads of State or Government in Bratislava, Slovakia on September 16, 2016European Union leaders agreed at a post-Brexit summit Friday to forge a new “vision” within six months to restore faith and unity in the bloc as it plans a future without Britain. The 27 leaders meeting, without their British counterpart, in the Slovak capital Bratislava issued a roadmap to heal deep divisions and deal with the problems rocking the EU — mass migration, security and a faltering economy. In a show of unity after the summit in the hilltop Bratislava Castle, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande pledged to make the plan agreed by their fellow leaders a success.

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