During his meeting with staff representatives on 30 March 30, President Barroso recalled that the Commission was the guardian of the treaties. As such, Pdt Barroso confirmed a in clear, strong and unmistakable manner that there were no question of withdrawing the appeal lodged by the Commission to the Court of Justice against the Council. He reiterated he would not hesitate to manage the conflicts generated by the Council and / or Member States which would not respect the rule of law that must prevail in Europe. R & D can only applaud the action and the resolution of President Barroso and the Commission in this case.