In his ninth roundup of Euroblogs, Julien Frisch noted my confidence in the German diplomatic service to deliver the ratification instrument of the Lisbon Treaty to the Italian Government in Rome.
We have not been disappointed. Germany has now taken this step for Europe.
According to the German Federal Government today, 25 September 2009, the ratification procedure of the EU’s Treaty of Lisbon has now been completed. After signing the enabling legislation, President Horst Köhler signed the ratification instrument, which has been deposited in Rome.
All eyes turn towards Ireland.