Vienna unveils EU constitution action plan

Draft conclusions on the EU constitution on Thursday evening (15 June) steer carefully between member states' sensitivities, confirming a 2009 deadline for an ill-defined "reform process."

The draft, seen by EUobserver, says the "reflection period" - agreed by EU leaders a year ago after France and the Netherlands voted "no" to the constitution - should be extended.

"The reflection period has overall been useful in enabling the union to assess the concerns and worries expressed in...

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