4 of the 17 Euro member states have by now ratified the Fiscal Compact: Greece, Portugal, Slovenia, Ireland. 12 of 17 needed for entry into force.
Plus of the 25 EU that signed the Fiscal Compact, The 4 Euro plus Romania, Latvia, Denmark and Poland have ratified.
So, now Fiscal Compact needs ratification by 8 of the rest 13 Euro members to enter into force.
6 Nos among the 13 can block it.
Or Germany's SPD or France.