Vol. 1, No. 75, 17 July1997
HUNGARY WANTS TO JOIN EU IN 2000. Premier Gyula Horn,
addressing a meeting of Foreign Ministry staff in Budapest on 16
July, said the EU should accept Hungary as a full member in 2000,
following two years of accession negotiations. EU officials had said
earlier that the process of enlargement could last until 2002, but
Horn voiced the opinion that accession should be decided by
reviewing each country's performance. "Hungary's achievements are
truly outstanding," he commented.
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