They, the People?

Members and friends of Citizens of Europe published the following statement: “Do not carry on trying to push through reforms against the doubts of significant numbers of citizens. Take your time to rethink the current approach to EU reform. We suggest appointing a small team of respected Europeans who, within two or three months’ time, should present suggestions to the European Council about how to proceed. Such a group of mediators should analyze the reasons for the No votes without any ideological assumptions, define the European consensus existing and suggest further steps and measures. Whatever steps you take now, they must be as inclusive as possible, based on dialogue and mutual respect, transparency and flexibility. There are more people who care about Europe than you think. Do not dismiss them.” Read the full text: