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Future EU 06-09-2012

Analyst: The new EU treaty will be built by a vanguard

It is doubtful that all 27 EU members can agree to start treaty negotiations within the next few years. But a smaller vanguard of member states could agree on treaty changes which could be adopted by the other partners later on, Thomas Fischer from the Bertelsmann Stiftung told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.