The Services Directive splits again the EU

The Services Directive splits again the EU


The Services Directive continues to split the European Union. Readers may recall that the first draft of it, under the name of “Bolkenstein Directive,” split France in two and set off general mistrust in the country as regards to whatever came from Brussels, later leading to the negative vote on the European Constitution. Of course it took a lot more for the French to vote “non,” but the Bolkenstein Directive paved the way, to the present, politically “frozen” European Union. Currently the modif...


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