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This paper is a part of contributions to the Jean Monnet Working
Paper No.7/00, Symposium: Responses to Joschka
*Researcher, European University
Institute (Florence); LL.M., College of Europe (Bruges). There are links to the
text of Fischer's speech, including English and French translations and some of
the reactions to it, in the website of the symposium for which the present
comment is intended: http://www.iue.it/RSC/symposium/.
My quotations of the English translation, with a few changes, come from the
text in this website.