EU steps up prep talks for Latvia and Lithuania

  • 1999-03-04
  • TBT staff
RIGA - Brussels has announced special help for the 10 nations at the back of the class aspiring to join the European Union.The European Commission announced March 1 that it is picking up the pace on preparing to talk membership with Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Bulgaria and Slovakia. The EU had previously designated these nations not-ready-for-prime-time, politically and economically behind the nations already on the fast track: Estonia, Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic and Cyprus.The new stage of talks will revolve around the screening of laws and other groundwork supporting membership t...
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