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Cyprus to close two remaining acquis chapters by next week
2002-11-26 16:26:48

by Nicos Bellos Brussels, Nov 26 (CNA) - Cyprus' accession negotiations with the European Union are expected to be wrapped up by December 2, with the closing of the two last chapters of the acquis communautaire that remain open, namely Agriculture and Budget.

This was the conclusion of a meeting in Brussels between Cyprus' Chief Negotiator George Vassiliou and the Danish presidency of the EU and officials of the European Commission.

Vassiliou said that during the meeting Cyprus' substantive progress on the last two chapters of the acquis was noted.|

This enhances Cyprus' hopes to conclude accession negotiations by December 2, he said.

Cyprus opened accession negotiations with the EU in 1998.

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