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EurActiv writes today that French want their say on EU treaty

“61% of French citizens would like to see a referendum on the ‘Lisbon Treaty’ set to be signed by EU leaders in December, according to a recent poll. However, President Nicolas Sarkozy remains determined to pass the document by parliamentary vote.”

But the article misses an important information, which EUObserver highlights:

“However, more than half of the respondents – 52 percent – said they would abstain or vote blank if a referendum on the treaty took place. “

So what do the French want: a refendum where they then cast an incorrect vote…

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