German Länder against eu centralism

German Länder are threatening to block the ratification of any new treaties, if their demands on their sovereignty and jurisdiction are not enshrined in the new treaty

Prime ministers of the 16 German regional states ("Laender") yesterday met with Commission president Romano Prodi. The Laender are threatening to block the ratification of any new treaties, if their demands on their sovereignty and jurisdiction are not enshrined in the new treaty.

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