EU's Agriculture Reform Plans Echo in Delo
Ljubljana, 11 July - When the EU top officials decided in March 1999 in Berlin to review the agriculture policy reform in 2003 and, if necessary, amend the regulations of this most expensive policy of the Union, which last year swallowed EUR 43 billion or fourty percent of the EU budget, they still anticipated that the Brussels' doors would open to first newcomers as early as 2002. However, the Union will in best case expand in 2004, which is after the enforcement of new agriculture regulations, on which the newcomers will have no influence as the 15-nation bloc intends to discuss the matter on its own, the major Slovene daily Delo writes on Thursday.
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