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  • The Commission recommends to EU member states that negotiations be opened with Serbia on EU accession, and with Kosovo on a Stabilisation and Association Agreement with the EU: » ...
  • Reforms in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia continue despite recent political tensions: » ...
  • Croatia will be ready to join on 1 July! The European Commission adopted its last Monitoring Report on Croatia's preparations for joining the EU and concluded the country will be ready in good time. Read more: » ...
  • Štefan Füle reminded leaders in Bosnia and Herzegovina about the urgency to implement the ECHR judgment in the case of Sejdić and Finci: » ...
  • The Turkish Parliament adopted a law on foreigners and international protection, taking advanced steps in the field of human rights: » ...
  • This month's theme: Turkey and the EU. Join the discussion on Facebook and Twitter and learn more here.
  • 22.04.2013 Foreign Affairs Council
  • 23.04.2013 General Affairs Council

"The recommendations to open negotiations for EU membership with Serbia and to open negotiations for an SAA with Kosovo mark a decisive break with the past and a common step towards a European future. I would like to pay tribute to the leaders of Serbia and Kosovo for their courage and vision. I am honoured to have been able to contribute to this process." said Catherine Ashton.


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