Conclusions of the Brussels European Council: extract concerning enlargement (16 and 17 December 2004)

On 16 and 17 December 2004, at the Brussels European Council, the Heads of State or Government of the Twenty-Five welcome the prospect of Bulgarian and Romanian accession to the European Union in January 2007 and call on the Council to reach an agreement with a view to the opening of accession negotiations with Croatia on 17 March 2005 and with Turkey on 3 October 2005.

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Source: Brussels European Council-Presidency conclusions - 17 December 2004. [ON-LINE]. [s.l.]: Council of the European Union, [09.02.2005]. 16238/1/04 rev. Available on

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