Poland may delay vote on European constitution

[JURIST] Following the UK's lead [JURIST report], Poland announced Tuesday that it may delay a scheduled October vote on the embattled European Constitution [JURIST news archives]. Although France and the Netherlands had already voted agains ratifying the document, French President Jacques Chirac and German Chanceller Gerhard Schroeder have lobbied to keep the process alive [JURIST report]. Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski [official website] said he will decide how to proceed after the June 16-17 summit in Brussels that will discuss the future of the constitution. Reuters has more.

 

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