Sometimes the meeting place already says everything. 47 heads of state and government from Europe have been invited today to the second summit of the European Political Community (EPC) in Chişinău, Moldova’s capital. The microstates of Andorra, Monaco and San Marino are new participants. Only Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who has just been confirmed in office, canceled at the last moment. “You have to look at it from the perspective of geopolitics,” an EU diplomat said in the run-up: “If you sit in Moscow and see 47 countries in your immediate or close neighborhood meeting together, that’s an important message.”
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