RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
RFE/RL NEWSLINE Vol 2, No. 186, 25 September 1998
HUNGARY, SLOVAKIA ORDERED TO APPEAR IN THE HAGUE. The
International Court of Justice in the Hague has ordered
representatives of Hungary and Slovakia to appear before the
court on 7 October in connection with their dispute over the
Danube hydropower project. Slovakia had appealed to the court
earlier this month (see "RFE/RL Newsline," 3 September 1998).
In other news, the EU has warned Hungary that unless it
proposes suitable projects on which to spend the 34 million
ECU ($29.3 million) remaining in its allocation in the 1995
PHARE budget, it will have to forfeit that money. MSZ
HUNGARY READY TO SUPPORT POSSIBLE NATO ACTION IN KOSOVA.
Hungary will provide logistical support and offer the use of
its military bases and air space to assist in possible NATO
operation in Kosova, the Hungarian delegation attending the
NATO conference in Vilamoura, Portugal, said on 24 September.
Foreign Minister Janos Martonyi told Hungarian journalists in
New York that his country has not yet received a request to
take part in any operation, but if a request is made, the
parliament "must approve any such participation." MSZ
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