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EU citizens pessimist about future of union, study reveals

A survey [conducted by in 14 European countries] has uncovered that in every member state except , most voters believe it is possible that the EU will fall apart in the next 10-20 years. At 58%, French voters are the most pessimistic about a , Italian and Polish voters were right behind at 57% and Germany was in third place with 50%, according to the study.

More than half of believe the union will fall apart in two decades, according to a report by .

"In every member state except , most voters believe it is possible that the EU will fall apart in the next 10-20 years," according to a survey by in 14 European countries that revealed more than 60,000 voters' feelings.

At 58%, French voters are the most pessimistic about a , according to the report. Italian and Polish voters were right behind at 57% and Germany was in third place with 50%.

"Support for membership of the is currently high, but so too is of the European project," the report added.

Large proportions of Europeans in every member state also believe "war between EU countries is possible," with young people the most convinced, the report added.

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