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Spring 2000

Europe: Reform, Then Enlarge

Jacques Attali, formerly a top aid to Francois Mitterand and founding president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and development, is now president of PlaNet Finance.

Paris - Barring major geopolitical or ideological upheavelas, the European Union will have at least 35 members in 2020. By that time, it will cover the whole of Europe, right up to the borders of Russia and Turkey, and it will be one of the planet's economic powerhouses.

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