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I think I remember Germany and the UK being on the same side there... Saxe-Cobourg in force! :-)

Joke aside, whereas Germany opposed thefrench proposal on the grounds that it would render the ECB dependent from a political body -which we now know was the thing to do-, Britain was more in line with your explanation: opposing whatever that may resemble a federal institution, and also opposing a european body that would exclude them.

by Xavier in Paris on Wed Jul 1st, 2015 at 01:01:43 AM EST
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