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Future EU 17-12-2007

Lenar?i?: Slovenian Presidency to ‘add value’ to existing EU policies

The upcoming Slovenian Presidency of the EU will seek to boosting the effectiveness of current EU policies rather than proposing "endless initiatives", the country’s State Secretary for European Affairs Janez Lenar?i? told EURACTIV, adding that ratifying the Treaty of Lisbon, making progress on enlargement in the Western Balkans and improving the EU's climate and energy policies will be its main policy priorities.
Central Europe 23-10-2007

Olli Rehn: Turkey membership ‘vital’ for EU

Future enlargements are "a vital part of the solution" to problems that the EU will face in the decades to come, according to Commissioner Olli Rehn. The "progressive and well-managed" integration of Turkey into the European Union should be part of this strategy, he says in an exclusive interview with EURACTIV.
Enlargement 25-11-2000

Think-tank: ‘Privileged partnership’ rhetoric ‘undesired’

French President Nicolas Sarkozy's "talk about a 'privileged partnership' for Turkey goes against the EU's commitments" to the country, Sinan Ülgen, chairman of the Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM), told EURACTIV in an interview.