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EU Divorce Regulation still Out of Reach

Brdo pri Kranju, 26 January - EU justice ministers were unable to reach agreement on Saturday on a new regulation that would allow transnational EU couples to choose where to divorce but end "forum shopping", an increasingly common practice couples seek the most favourable settlement in different member states.

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Justice Commissioner Franco Frattini (left) and Slovenian Justice Minister Lovro Sturm at a news conference following an informal meeting of EU justice ministers.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Portuguese Justice Minister Alberto Costa at a news conference following an informal meeting of EU justice ministers.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Portuguese Justice Minister Alberto Costa at a news conference following an informal meeting of EU justice ministers.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Portuguese Justice Minister Alberto Costa at a news conference following an informal meeting of EU justice ministers.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Justice Commissioner Franco Frattini at a news conference following an informal meeting of EU justice ministers.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Justice Commissioner Franco Frattini at a news conference following an informal meeting of EU justice ministers.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Justice Commissioner Franco Frattini at a news conference following an informal meeting of EU justice ministers.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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German Justice Minister Brigitte Zypries at a news conference following an informal meeting of EU justice ministers.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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German Justice Minister Brigitte Zypries at a news conference following an informal meeting of EU justice ministers.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Justice Commissioner Franco Frattini at a news conference following an informal meeting of EU justice ministers.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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German Justice Minister Brigitte Zypries (left) and Justice Commissioner Franco Frattini at a news conference following an informal meeting of EU justice ministers.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Justice Commissioner Franco Frattini (left) at an informal meeting of EU justice ministers.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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