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BRUSSELS - BELGIUM - 09 OCTOBER 2002-- Press conference at the EU-Parliament, after the report of the EU-Commission to the EU-Parliament about its conclusion that the 10 applicant states will be ready to join the European Union by 1 January 2004.--The President of the EU-Parliament Pat COX (L) with the President of the EU-Commission Romano PRODI (C) and G?nter (Gunter, Guenter ) VERHEUGEN, Commissioner responsible for the enlargment prosess.-- PHOTO: JUHA ROININEN / EUP-IMAGES.COM