Push for treaty change becomes ideological battlefield

Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Euractiv, 29.11.2012

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Two foreign ministers from the “Future of Europe Group”, Westerwelle and his Belgian counterpart Didier Reynders, argued at a public forum in favour of an overhaul of the European Union, while several speakers from the centre-left  advocated the need to act rapidly within the existing treaties. […]

Janis Emmanouilidis, senior policy analyst in the European Policy Centre, said that as the market pressure on the eurozone had decreased, there was a “danger to fall in the trap of complacency” and to a adopt a dangerous “wait-and-see” attitude. “We need a Convention-type exercise after the European elections,” he pleaded.

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