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2. 3. 2009 14:32

Press release:EU Enlargement Pays Off, 2.3.2009

Please find attatched the press release in english and french version to today's press conference organised at the opportunity of the conference on “EU Enlargement - Five Years After“ organised in Prague by the Czech Presidency in cooperation with the European Commission.


For your information the 1st paragraph:
Prague 2 March 2009 – Today, a high-level conference on “EU Enlargement - Five Years After“ organised in Prague by the Czech Presidency in cooperation with the European Commission, began to discuss the benefits of the enlargement to financial stability, the internal market and the mobility of labour within the European Union. The latest data from Eurostat show, for example, that after the enlargement exports from the EU-15 to the new Member States rose by EUR 121.17 billion to EUR 268.93 billion in 2008.

Michaela Jelínková

Spokesperson of the Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs
Executive Office of the Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs

phone: +420 224 002 796
GSM: +420 724 258 939
e-mail: jelinkova.michaela@vlada.cz

Office of the Government of the Czech Republic
Nábřeží Edvarda Beneše 4, 118 01 Prague 1, Czech Republic

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