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Olli Rehn

EU negotiating simpler visa deals with Western Balkan countries

10:55 08/12/2006
The European Union has agreed to negotiate agreements with Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia making it much easier and cheaper for their nationals to obtain visas to...

Turkey appears to miss out on rapid EU accession

17:32 06/11/2006
The European Commission will decide this week if it will recommend a partial suspension of Turkey's membership negotiations for joining the European Union . Turkey has failed in several key areas,...

EU chief says immigrants boost UK economy

18:24 29/04/2005
Immigrants from new EU countries have boosted Britain's economy and Britons should welcome new immigrants to the UK , the European Enlargement Commissioner Olli Rehn said on 28 April. Immigration,...