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EU Opens Landmark Talks With Bosnia

(RFE/RL) 25 November 2005 -- EU Enlargement Commissioner Olli Rehn today officially opened negotiations on closer ties between the EU and Bosnia.

Rehn said at a ceremony in Sarajevo that "today marks a new phase in the relationship between the EU and Bosnia-Herzegovina."

The talks are the first step toward joining the EU, a process that can take years.


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