Crisis in Brussels hurts EU expansion

  • 1999-03-18
  • Daniel Silva
RIGA - The crisis in Brussels, following the resignation of all 20 European Commissioners over allegations of widespread fraud, threatens to divert attention from European Union enlargement."It is a real fear. There is a real possibility it may influence Latvia's possibilities of starting entry talks this year," said Edvards Kusners, director of the European Integration Bureau. "The slowdown in the accession process could last for half a year."The commissioners, who run the day-to-day affairs of the Union, resigned March 16, less than 24 hours after the publication of a 144-page report accu...
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