Parliamentary Representatives in EU Convention Talk Compromise
Brussels, 4 June - Representatives of national parliaments in the EU Convention could agree to a European Council president for a longer period, however, he would not have executive power but only political weight, the representatives told Convention President Valery Giscard d'Estaing at a Wednesday meeting in Brussels. Moreover, the lawmakers could agree to a shrunken European Commission after the year 2009, in which the rotating system based on equality would still be in place.
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