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Sent: Monday, March 25, 2002 11:55 AM
Subject: Your request for Council answer to Commission Communication (93) 191

Dear Mr Keim,

Attached you will find the General Secretariat of the Council's reply to your
request as well as the documents which may be released.


18. April 2002: My conformation of receipt.

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Dear Mr Walter Keim,

Thank you for your e-mails of 9 and 16 February as well as 6 March 2002 requesting
"the answer of the Council to the Commission Communication (93) 191", to which our
Public Information Department already gave you a provisional answer.

The General Secretariat has examined your request on the basis of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001
of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 2001 regarding public access
to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents (Official Journal L 145 of
31.05.2001, page 43) and the specific provisions regarding public access to Council
documents in Annex III to the Council's Rules of Procedure, as amended by Council
Decision 2001/840/EC of 29 November 2001 (Official Journal L 313 of 30.11.2001, page 40).
It has concluded that you may have access to documents 7084/93, 9381/93, 9678/1/93
and 10654/93, which you will find enclosed.

You may find further information on this subject on our web-site:,
under "Transparency").

Yours sincerely,

For the General Secretariat



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