Illusions about European Union

Referring to the EU's ‘Lisbon agenda' to promote competitiveness in Europe, Gunter Verheugen, the European Commission vice-president and Commissioner for Enterprise and Industry, has said that it must not be scaled back after the rejection by French

6th August, 2005

“The agendamust and will continue,’'Verheugen said. “Globalisation is not something China imposed on us, but something we have done ourselves. “People must be told the globalisation is our policy. . . I see a clear danger when people are saying ‘less Europe is better'.More integration is not the problem, it is the solution.” It is often claimed - especially by some naive people on the political left or by those who seek to disguise support...

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