Balkan candidates hope to reinvigorate EU bids with new strategy


Enlargement has fallen off the EU’s list of priorities and the Union is more than likely to shrink before it grows again. But the Western Balkans are still aspiring EU members and a new strategy has been developed that hopes to put them back on Brussels’ immediate agenda.

The prospect of any European countries joining the EU in the immediate future is almost non-existent. But that hasn’t stopped the Western Balkans knocking on the bloc’s front door, by preparing for accession regardless.

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Source: EurActiv

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