Ambassador Ask: Bulgaria Closer to EU*

10 Years Ago | May 21, 2011, Saturday // 06:41|  views

From (Sofia News Agency)

May 21, 2001

Swedish Ambassador to Sofia Sten Ask stated today Bulgaria got much closer to the EU during Swedish presidency, which exprires end of Jine.

"A lot of things were done during the term of the current government, many are still to be done by the next one," the ambassador added.

Bulgaria just closed Fishing chapter in the EU negotiations, which is the 6th closed. 16 chapters are still open, 15 will be opened during the further part of the negotiations.

"There is no logical reason Bulgaria not to be accpted as a full member of the EU as from the beginning of 2007," Swedish ambassador Ask concluded.

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Tags: EU accession, Sten Ask, Swedish Ambassador


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