Member states clear up legal tangles in Constitution

While EU leaders and foreign ministers debate the political nuances of the Constitution more or less in the open, a far more laborious exercise is taking place behind very closed doors by EU technocrats.

They are trying to clear up the legal quagmire that remains after work on the Constitution, and specifically the policy part (part IV), was finished in a rush before the summer.

A team of legal experts from all 25 member states, plus observers from the Commission and the European ...

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