Cabinet vows to wrap 29 EU ‘chapters’ next summer

Foreign Minister Eduard Kukan said the government is determined to complete its entry negotiations with the EU by next June, three months before parliamentary elections, to give ruling parties an achievement to campaign on.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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