- Title: USA: FLAGS OF NEW EU MEMBERS RAISED AT CEREMONY IN WASHINGTON.
- Date: 1st May 2004
- Summary: (U7) WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (APRIL 30, 2004) (REUTERS) 1. VARIOUS: SEQUENCE OF 10 FLAGS REPRESENTING THE NEW EUROPEAN UNION MEMBERS BEING PLACED INTO THEIR FLAG STANDS IN THE LOBBY OF THE EUROPEAN UNION OFFICE IN WASHINGTON (12 SHOTS) 1.54 Initials Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved
- Embargoed: 16th May 2004 13:00
- Location: WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES
- Country: USA
- Reuters ID: LVA6EQOA48GW28461H9AI6NVNYAV
- Story Text: Flags of new EU members are raised in a ceremony at
the EU diplomatic office in Washington.
In advance of the ceremony in Dublin this weekend at
which 10 nations will accede to membership in the European
Union, the flags representing those nation were placed in
their flag holders alongside the flags of the 15 current EU
members at a brief ceremony at the EU office in Washington.
Employees of the EU legation sipped champagne as the flags
of Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia,
Lithuania, Malta, Poland, the Slovak Republic and Slovenia
were set in place at the somewhat low-key and subdued event.
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