The fate of the constitution has been hotly debated since it was rejected by voters in France and the Netherlands [JURIST reports] in 2005. EU members are expected to discuss an outline of the type of treaty or amendments to govern the EU at a summit to be held in Brussels in June. Blair added that his views are shared by UK Chancellor Gordon Brown [official profile], who is seen as Blair's likely successor. Blair is expected to announce his resignation in May, and the June summit would be his last international negotiation as a head of state. AFP has more.
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