Once a neighbor, always a neighbor

  • 2003-08-14
  • Ahto Lobjakas
Analysis - Supporters of EU accession tend to present the Estonian referendum to be held on Sept. 14 as a question of to be or not to be. Skeptics are less extreme but seem to have little idea about a plan B outlining what would happen if Estonians said no to accession.The plan B issue is very simple: If Estonia does not have such a plan it should be sought elsewhere, for instance with the European Union, which even outside accession will remain Estonia's most important foreign partner. This is a fact of life that has been largely ignored by both EU supporters and Euroskeptics.For the past ...
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