Friday, Mar. 02, 2012
The treaty is short and sharp. Its benefits are clear. And above all, you are all gifted politicians, otherwise you would not be here.
- HERMAN VAN ROMPUY,
- European Council President, on the fiscal compact signed by 25 of the 27 states in the European Union (the U.K. and theCzech Republic did not sign); leaders need support from their home countries, as the treaty must be ratified