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France and Germany snub Cameron on EU law review
EU Observer ^ | 02.04.13 @ 09:23 (April 2) | Honor Mahony

Posted on 04/03/2013 10:20:13 AM PDT by Olog-hai

UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s attempt to get other member states to participate in a general review of EU laws has suffered an embarrassing rebuff from Paris and Berlin.

France and Germany have refused to take part in Cameron’s much-publicized examination of whether some EU powers should be returned to member states, reports the Financial Times.

The paper notes that Paris and Berlin consulted with one another on the issue before concluding that the exercise—known as the “balance of competences”—was more to serve Britain’s domestic political interests. …

The review is the cornerstone of London’s EU policy, as Cameron attempts to have an objective assessment of what in the UK is an emotive political issue—where to draw the line between national and EU powers. …

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Germany; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: eulaws; eussr; france; totalitarianism
The current administration is on the side of the EU, which means they are against freedom in this case.
1 posted on 04/03/2013 10:20:13 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

The last several administrations have been forcing European countries to merge into the EU, and it’s a stupid policy. That said, given the incestuous relationship between France and Germany, their views will hold sway.

2 posted on 04/03/2013 2:00:32 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Amberdawn

Our current president openly admires the EU, even at the expense of our traditional allies. The admiration is not returned, though . . .

3 posted on 04/03/2013 2:18:42 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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