RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
RFE/RL NEWSLINE Vol 3, No. 5, 8 January 1999
FISCHER GIVES NO DATE FOR HUNGARY'S EU ADMISSION. German
Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer told journalists in
Budapest on 7 January that Bonn continues to press for
the earliest possible conclusion of EU accession talks,
but he did not mention a date for Hungary's admission to
the union. During his short visit to Hungary, Fischer
met with Prime Minister Viktor Orban, Foreign Minister
Janos Martonyi, and President Arpad Goncz. He also
visited the former home of his parents, who were among
the 200,000 ethnic Germans expelled from Hungary in
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