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BREAKING NEWS ~ EU approves entry for Bulgaria and Romania

[JURIST] AP is reporting that the European Parliament has approved the entry of Bulgaria and Romania into the European Union in 2007.

8:32 AM ET - The European Parliament [official website] voted 497-93, with 71 abstentions, in favor of Romania's accession to the European Union [official website] and 522-70, with 69 abstentions, on Bulgaria's entry into the EU. The European Parliament has this press release on the vote and AP has background on the vote.

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