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EU Enlargement - Western Balkans - 8th parliamentary term

Event date: 02/02/2018

EU Enlargement - Western Balkans - 8th parliamentary term

Candidate countries include Montenegro, Albania, Serbia and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina are considered potential candidates.

In order to apply for EU membership a country has to be European and respect the EU’s democratic values. It also needs stable institutions guaranteeing democracy and the rule of law; a functioning market economy; and the ability to take on and carry out the obligations of EU membership.

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Antonio TAJANI, EP President participates in the EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia.

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The EU’s new Western Balkans strategy is unveiled by EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and debated by MEPs on Tuesday.

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