Concerns rise over eurozone fiscal treaty

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Series Details 15.3.12
Publication Date 15/03/2012
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Article reports that after an initial burst of enthusiasm from Europe’s leaders that a just-signed fiscal discipline treaty would be the first step towards a eurozone economic union, the pact has hit political headwinds, raising concerns that support is thin and ratification could fail in several countries.

Article highlight possible difficulties in ratifying the agreement in France, Germany, Ireland and The Netherlands.

Related Links
EurActiv, 16.3.12: Fiscal compact buffeted by political crosswinds
EUObserver, 19.3.12: Hollande 'not alone' in bid to re-open fiscal treaty
ESO: Background information: EU leaders sign new fiscal treaty

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