Guantanamo clouds EU-US meeting

21. Juni 2006, 00:00

Correspondents say the two sides will disagree on this and on farm subsidies, but will stress their joint efforts to...

Correspondents say the two sides will disagree on this and on farm subsidies, but will stress their joint efforts to halt Irans nuclear programme.

The White House said the meeting would be a chance to reaffirm strong ties. Police defused hoax bombs before Mr Bushs arrival, and were preparing for a number of anti-US demonstrations.

Austria, which holds the EUs rotating presidency, said last week that the suicides of three Arab detainees at Guantanamo underlined the need to close the prison camp.
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