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French Strongly Back EU Constitution in New Poll

According to a recently published poll 72 percent of the French public supports the adoption of the European Constitution.

According to a recently published poll 72 percent of the French public supports the adoption of the European Constitution. The poll conducted by TNS-Sofres on behalf of the pro-European Robert Schuman Foundation also revealed that there is less enthusiasm for the idea of having a European President. According to the survey the French are almost evenly split on the issue - with 47 percent directly opposed to having a European President and 46 percent supportive of the idea. The poll also showed that 55 percent of those questioned expect their MEPs to defend the national interest in the EU first and foremost. The survey was conducted between 26-30 April, 2004 with 1,000 respondents. (EUobserver.com)