‘No’ vote will paralyse EU

Saying No to the Lisbon Treaty would be, by far, the most damaging decision in foreign relations ever taken by Ireland, argues Peter Sutherland.

7th June, 2008

Saying No to the Lisbon Treaty would be, by far, the most damaging decision in foreign relations ever taken by Ireland, argues Peter Sutherland.

If Ireland rejects the Lisbon Treaty, it will cause shock waves across Europe and stop European integration in its tracks. It will come as a matter of great surprise to others that the Irish - who long proclaimed their belief in European integration and gained so much from it - could...

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