Free trade zone to end

The cabinet has agreed to change the terms of a contract between Slovakia and the Czech Republic on a customs union, or free trade zone, created between the two nations before they separated in 1993. The contract will henceforth become void if either of the countries enters the European Union, which they are both expected to do in 2004.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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