Council of the European Union

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Council of the European Union

the organization which arranges periodic meetings of ministers from the national governments of member states of the EUROPEAN UNION. Its role is to set political objectives for the European Union, coordinate national policies and resolve any differences between member states.
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If some have misgivings about an interparliamentary conference like this one, it is because they see it as a step towards such a European senate.
There would be a European senate, a European army, and the larger member states would have equal voting rights.
While the motion to make COSAC into an institution', an idea closely resembling the proposal repeatedly put forward in France to create a European senate, was rejected, the treaty contains a protocol which mentions COSAC for the first time.

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