Seating problems in enlarged EU

  • 2003-08-14
  • Pierre Glachant
AFP BRUSSELS - With nine months to go before the EU's historic expansion, the enlarged bloc is already getting into its stride – although not without teething troubles. When they accede next May, the newcomers – eight former members of the Soviet bloc plus the Mediterranean islands of Cyprus and Malta – will enjoy all the trappings of EU power. Their entry into the EU is being acclaimed as a definitive end to Europe's Cold War-era divisions. But the organization faces more commonplace challenges in accommodating a vastly increased number of participants. Not least of these is finding room f...
The article you requested can be accessed only by subscribing to the online version of The Baltic Times. If you are already subscribed to The Baltic Times, please authorize yourself.

In case you don't have a subscription yet - please visit our SUBSCRIPTION section