23.01.2002 - Meeting of the EU Club with the Spanish Ambassador Jose Angel Lopez Jorrin

On the 23.01.2002 the EU Club at the BCCI organized a meeting with the Ambassador of Spain Mr. Jose Angel Lopez Jorrin in connection with the assuming of the presidency of the EU by Spain. Mr. Jorrin outlined the six priorities of the Spanish Presidency - combating terrorism; successful introduction of the Euro; more prosperous and dynamic Europe at the service of its citizens; EU enlargement; active external relations and debate on the future of Europe.

The new prospects of the accession of Bulgaria to the EU and the negotiations during the Spanish Presidency were presented by Mr. Dimitris Kourkoulas, Head of the Delegation of EC to Bulgaria and the Chief Negotiator Mrs. Meglena Kuneva.

The role of the EU Club for facilitating and intensifying of the business contacts between Bulgaria and the EU was also discussed.