Van Rompuy says full treaty change may be avoidable
UPDATE: Full treaty change may not be necessary according to EU Council President Herman van Rompuy but a Socialist Party MEP says this should be challenged in the courts.
Full treaty change may not be necessary to achieve the changes the EU needs according to a report written by EU Council President Herman van Rompuy.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy are pushing for a rewrite of European Union treaties to tighten control of national budgets.
In a two-page report to national governments, van Rompuy suggested amending a protocol attached to the Lisbon Treaty rather than changing the treaty itself, according...
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