Slovenia Expects a Strong Signal on Enlargement from the Gothenburg Summit, Says Rupel
Luxembourg, 12 June - Slovenia expects a strong signal as regards enlargement from the upcoming EU summit in Gothenburg and not only a repetition of commitments made at the Nice summit, which were overshadowed by the recent Irish no-vote to the treaty reached at the Cote d'Azur. "The hope expressed in Nice that the citizens of the first new EU members will be able to attend the elections to the European Parliament in 2004, should turn into someting more binding," said Slovene Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel at Tuesday's regular six-month ministerial round of accession talks.
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