Klaus Does Not Want European Federation

People ♦ Published: September 14, 2012; 22:18 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Czech President Vaclav Klaus rejects the idea of the head of the EU-Commission José Manuel Barroso.

Klaus Does Not Want European Federation / Picture: © Wikipedia / David Sedlecký

This week, Barroso presented his idea of a “EU Federation”. The 27 member stets should merge together to a “federation of national states”. “I call for a federation of national states, not for a super state.” Barroso said. Only an even closer cooperation may help the EU to manage the crisis, he said. In the end, a new treaty will be necessary therefore.

However, the…