European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (left) and EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy are two of Europe’s four presidents who are working on creating a powerful European state. (GEORGES GOBET/AFP/GettyImages)
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (left) and EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy are two of Europe’s four presidents who are working on creating a powerful European state.
(GEORGES GOBET/AFP/GettyImages)

EU Leaders Draft Plans for a Superstate

September 8, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
 

The 17-member eurozone could soon get its own parliament with power over nations’ taxation, spending and economic policy, under plans being drawn up by Europe’s four presidents, German paper Handelsblatt reported September 6.

European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and Eurogroup President Jean-Claude Juncker presented an initial report on their proposals for the future of the eurozone in June. They’re due to present their final proposal at a summit beginning October 18, with a final report and road map due to be adopted by EU leaders at a summit on December 13.

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