Europe’s Centre-Left Urges Majority Voting In Some EU Foreign Policy
Europe’s main centre-left parties believe the European Union should gradually transition to majority voting in some areas of foreign policy, according to a draft paper of the Party of European Socialists (PES) regional grouping. EU foreign policy currently requires the unanimous agreement of all member states which critics say hampers decision making and is particularly problematic in times of major crises like Russia’s war against Ukraine. Smaller countries typically fear their national interests would not be protected without a veto.
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