No 19



EU Allocates 1.24Bn For Euro-Med Assistance Program

The EU on 4 May pledged 1.24bn in assistance for 2005-06 to partner countries under the Euro-Med program which links the EU with 12 nations around the Mediterranean sea with the goal of forming a free-trade area. The announcement came on the eve of a meeting of foreign ministers of the partnership countries held in Dublin, Ireland. This decision illustrates the extent of our political commitments to the...