Slovenia to Participate in Barcelona-Set EU Goals, Says Prime Minister

Ljubljana, 18 March - The EU's goal set by the Lisbon strategy to overcome the U.S. and become the world's most competitive economy by 2010, is very ambitious and should be familiar to Slovenia too, especially in order to ensure greater public support for EU membership, Slovene Prime Minister Janez Drnovsek told a press conference on Monday. Drnovsek recapitulated the main points of last week's EU summit in Barcelona, where for the first time leaders from 13 EU candidate countries joined their 15 EU counterparts.

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