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Slovenia becomes third country to ratify European Constitution

[JURIST] Slovenia's National Assembly [official site] ratified the European Constitution [official website; JURIST Hot Topic] Tuesday with an overwhelming 79-4 vote in favor, making it the third country to do so following Lithuania and Hungary [JURIST reports]. The constitution requires ratification by all 25 member states before it takes effect in November 2006. Spain is the first major EU country set to vote on the constitution, with a referendum scheduled for Feb. 20. AFP has more.

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