You can't build a society purely on interests, you need a sense of belonging
Let's be clear about this. The rejection of the constitution was a mistake that will have to be corrected.
Public opinion will be led to adopt, without knowing it, the proposals that we dare not present to them directly [...] All the earlier proposals will be in the new text, but will be hidden and disguised in some way.
We have sown a seed... Instead of a half-formed Europe, we have a Europe with a legal entity, with a single currency, common justice, a Europe which is about to have its own defence.