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 The Commission's Work Programme 
for 2001,
31 January 2001


The Commission's Work Programme for 2001 

The Commission intends also to strengthen its policies towards neighbouring countries. The
stabilisation and association strategy with the Balkans will be pursued in the light of the
decisions adopted at the recent Zagreb Summit. Our relations with Russia and Ukraine must
be cultivated within the framework of existing agreements, while paying particular attention
to nuclear safety and the unique case of Kaliningrad in the framework of the northern
dimension. The Commission hopes also to speed up the relaunch of the Barcelona Process on
the basis of the guidelines put forward in 2000 and the conclusions of the meeting in