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French Vote on Europe's Constitution to Be Close

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French Vote on Europe's Constitution to Be Close

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French Vote on Europe's Constitution to Be Close

French Vote on Europe's Constitution to Be Close

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The French will vote on ratifying the EU Constitution on Sunday. Polls suggest that the vote will be close, but the opposition has a narrow lead, and nearly a third of voters are still undecided. The European Union is currently without a constitution. All 25 Union members need to ratify the constitution for it to take effect.

Guest:

John Thornhill, Financial Times Paris bureau chief