Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt has pledged to tackle some of the toughest areas in negotiations with countries applying to join the EU during Belgium’s Union presidency later this year.

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Series Details Vol.7, No.7, 22.2.01, p2
Publication Date 22/02/2001
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Date: 22/02/01

On an official visit to Poland, Verhofstadt told Prime Minister Jerzy Buzek that he backed Warsaw's call to speed up the pace of talks and tackle difficult subjects rather than leaving them to the Spanish presidency in 2002.

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