Europe says Lisbon is Ireland’s problem now

Irish political leaders will be told this week that the failure to ratify the Lisbon Treaty is ‘‘Ireland’s problem’’ and that the process of EU reform will continue with or without Ireland’s involvement.

14th June, 2008

Irish political leaders will be told this week that the failure to ratify the Lisbon Treaty is ‘‘Ireland’s problem’’ and that the process of EU reform will continue with or without Ireland’s involvement.

EU countries intend to continue ratifying the treaty which will lead to a position at the end of this year where 26 out of 27 countries have accepted the treaty and are committed to...

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