EU reins in Sarkozy ‘wise men’ plan

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Series Details 6.12.07
Publication Date 06/12/2007
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Nicolas Sarkozy, France’s President, proposed in August 2007 that a 'wise men's committee' of 10 to 12 experts be set up to analyse the EU’s future and answer the questions: 'What kind of Europe should we have in 2020-2030, and what should its missions be?'. Article reports that the European Council, Brussels, 14 December 2007 will follow this proposal up with the establishment of a 'reflection group' with a narrower mandate that initially suggested by the French President.

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