New European Union President Speech
The European Union expands from 15 to 25 member nations in May.
Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern made his first speech of his six-month rotation as president-in-council (leader) of the European Union. He addressed the European Parliament, making a top priority the passage of a European Constitution. Talks on implementing a constitution reached a stalemate in December, at the end of Italy’s leadership of the EU.
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