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February 2, 1993
The tiny Alpine country of Liechtenstein (pop. 30,000) is caught between a rock (Austria) and a hard place (Switzerland). Like Austria, it wants to join the European Economic Area, a free-trade zone between the giant European Community and the smaller European Free Trade Assn., of which Liechtenstein, Austria and Switzerland are members. But Liechtenstein also wants to preserve its customs treaty with Switzerland, whose voters have chosen to stay out of the European Economic Area.
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February 2, 1993
The tiny Alpine country of Liechtenstein (pop. 30,000) is caught between a rock (Austria) and a hard place (Switzerland). Like Austria, it wants to join the European Economic Area, a free-trade zone between the giant European Community and the smaller European Free Trade Assn., of which Liechtenstein, Austria and Switzerland are members. But Liechtenstein also wants to preserve its customs treaty with Switzerland, whose voters have chosen to stay out of the European Economic Area.
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November 18, 1990 | RONE TEMPEST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Question: What do San Marino, Liechtenstein, Malta and the United States of America all have in common? Answer: They all issue postage stamps. And they all have equal status and veto power in the historic 34-nation summit meeting that convenes here Monday to mark the end of the Cold War. With some dramatic exceptions, the unusual equality among member nations of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe has not been a major problem.
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November 18, 1990 | RONE TEMPEST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Question: What do San Marino, Liechtenstein, Malta and the United States of America all have in common? Answer: They all issue postage stamps. And they all have equal status and veto power in the historic 34-nation summit meeting that convenes here Monday to mark the end of the Cold War. With some dramatic exceptions, the unusual equality among member nations of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe has not been a major problem.
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