13 Total Quotes

Olli Rehn Quotes

The accession process is a tool for enhancing security and stability in that region which has suffered so many wars and ethnic conflicts in the last decade,
Olli Rehn
#Security

If we stick to what we have ourselves decided at the highest political level in the European Council, as we should, I am reasonably confident that the negotiations shall start on October 3.
Olli Rehn
#Council

It is now high time to complete the work, locate, arrest and transfer Ratko Mladic to The Hague without delay and if that is not the case in the next few days then we have no other option than to call off the next negotiation round.
Olli Rehn
#Delay

Turkey's fit to open the negotiations with the European Union,
Olli Rehn
#European

This issue involves the Greek Cypriots. Unless the Turkish parliament ratifies the additional protocol, going ahead in negotiations will not be possible.
Olli Rehn
#Parliament

peace building toward state building.
Olli Rehn
#Peace

We should either have the constitutional treaty in force or we should decide how we amend or develop the provisions of the current treaty,
Olli Rehn
#Force

Urgent efforts are needed here as nobody should be above the law,
Olli Rehn
#Law

Four years ago, in 2001, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia was on the brink of civil war, ... Now in 2005 it is seriously knocking on the European Union's door. That is a major achievement.
Olli Rehn
#War

Negotiations may be cut off on extraordinary circumstances, as it is stated in Turkey's framework document. For instance, in cases of violation of human rights or basic rights, negotiations will be cut off,
Olli Rehn
#Circumstances

If Serbia-Montenegro still fails to achieve full cooperation with the (International Criminal Tribunal for ex-Yugoslavia) we cannot avoid disruption of the negotiations.
Olli Rehn
#Cooperation

Serbia still has some weeks to achieve full cooperation -- roughly at the end of March.
Olli Rehn
#Cooperation

A suspension of negotiations would not provide any improvement in the situation for the moment.
Olli Rehn
#Improvement