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Poll: French want EU constitution renegotiated

[JURIST] After rejecting [JURIST report] the proposed European Constitution [JURIST news archive], a poll of French citizens released Wednesday says 61 percent want the constitution renegotiated, while 35 percent say it should not be changed. 74 percent believed France could get "significant and positive" changes to the proposal. The proposed constitution's defeat in France and the Netherlands has European leaders scrambling to keep the process alive [JURIST report]. A European summit [official website] is scheduled for June 16-17 to discuss the next steps in the process. AFX has more.

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