Outcome of Vienna verdict

  • 1998-12-17
  • Anastasia Styopina
RIGA - Before Latvia's hopes to be invited to start EU talks next year faded at the Vienna summit, 46.6 percent of the population was ready to vote for joining the Union, a survey carried out by the European Integration Bureau revealed.An almost equal percentage of people were against joining (26.8 percent) or undecided (26.6 percent), but the summit's outcome might shift the balance of public opinion against the EU."It's hard to forecast the EU summit's influence, but there might be more skepticism among people. If they don't want us, we don't want them either," said Gunta Misane at the EI...
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