Monday, June 27, 2005

Reuters - France's Sarkozy urges freeze on EU enlargement - this is naturally being interpreted as another French anti-Turkey thing. But he's certainly got a point that the EU's various institutions need updating before expansion can take place. The constitution should have all been sorted and agreed before the most recent ten member states joined. We're seeing the fall-out of relying on old systems after new accessions at the moment, and it's causing a fair few problems - unless something is done this will only get worse with further expansion.

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