If you are from Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland the Slovak Republic, or from Slovenia, a warm welcome!
I think that enlargement may be difficult, but is the right choice for all parties. I hope we'll be able to close negotiations with the rejected countries soon enough, especially Turkey. If you gave someone a book on much of the 20th century history and then asked them if Europe was possible, he'd probably laugh. And yet we're doing it. I find that moving.
This is as strange as it is delightful. I was born in a country counting circa 55 million inhabitants. By mid-2004, there'll be 460 million of us. Nice demographics if you ask me