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Maastricht Treaty

Changes offer great potential

AUSTRIAN National Day this year falls halfway between the referendum on Austria's membership of the European Union (EU) and the accession to the EU at the beginning of 1995.

Wednesday, 26 October, 1994, 12:00am

Maastricht ensures closer co-operation

FROM Sicily to the Shetland Islands, people now enjoy common citizenship of the European Union and by 2000 it is hoped most of them will be buying goods with the same money, too.

These steps towards integration in western Europe are the results of the Treaty on European Union, effective since last November.

9 May 1994 - 12:00am

Risks in Maastricht

FOR the moment, Europe's political establishment is celebrating. The people of Denmark have accepted the Maastricht Treaty on European union, although in a version so riddled with exemptions it scarcely can be described as union at all.

20 May 1993 - 12:00am

Treaty backing

COPENHAGEN: An opinion poll published in the Danish national daily Politiken showed 63 per cent of Danes would vote ''yes'' and 37 per cent ''no'' to the European Community's Maastricht Treaty on closer political, monetary and economic union. A month ago, 70 per cent were in favour and 30 per cent against.

25 Jan 1993 - 12:00am