EU Constitutional Treaty remains 'a bridge too far'

  • 2006-05-31
  • By Breffni O’Rourke
RFE/RL - The European Union has postponed making a decision on the future of its already stalled constitutional project. Meeting in Vienna on May 28, foreign ministers from the 25 EU member states agreed to wait another year before deciding whether and in what form to revive the constitution. The massive expansion of 2004, when the EU took in 10 new, mainly ex-communist states, has caused strains that are still not resolved. A European Commission survey, for instance, found that 80 percent of Germans worry that eastward expansion is having an impact on jobs. So do 72 percent of the French ...
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