Tag: EU enlargement

New methodology: Croatia confident of opening negotiations with Skopje and Tirana

ZAGREB, Feb 6 (Croatia Sun News) – The Croatian government is confident that the new methodology of the EU accession process will enable the European Council to overrule its decision last year and open negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania.

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Varhely: Western Balkans should take advantage of Croatian EU presidency

ZAGREB, Jan 28 (Croatia Sun News) – European Union Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Varhely said during a meeting with the chairmen of both houses of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Parliament in Brussels on Monday that the Croatian presidency of the Council of the EU would be a chance for Western Balkan countries, calling on Bosnia and Herzegovina to carry out the necessary reforms.

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Serbia, North Macedonia and Albania agree “mini Schengen”

ZAGREB, Nov 11 (Croatia Sun News) – Citizens of Serbia, North Macedonia and Albania will be allowed to travel across the borders of the three countries using only their ID card, the leaders of the three Western Balkan countries agreed at a two-day summit in the North Macedonian lakeside town of Ohrid which ended on Sunday.

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Grabar-Kitarovic: Lack of investment also threatens EU security

ZAGREB, Oct 13 (Croatia Sun News) – The rise of populism, slowing down of enlargement and lack of investment are potential threats to European Union security, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said in Athens on Friday, calling on partners and allies to help Southeast Europe make the EU safer.

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