2014-06-16The optimism is based on the recent European Commission recommendation for candidate membership status.
2014-05-16The government will tackle three fundamental accession tasks: reforms, economic measures and normalising relations with Pristina.
2014-05-12The agreement will secure Kosovo's EU future once it is ratified.
2014-04-24Aleksandar Vucic said his cabinet's priorities will be the continuation of European integration and judicial and economic reforms.
2014-04-21The Union sets new criteria for membership candidate countries and potential candidates.
2014-03-19Moldova's effort to maintain a pro-European course is a positive example for Ukraine and other countries in the region that aspire to EU membership, experts and officials say.
2014-02-28The crisis in Ukraine might speed up the EU accession process for candidate countries in the region, bloggers and analysts say.
2014-02-17Bulgaria's failure to deal with illegal waste depots violates EU regulations and raises the issue of the waste management problems in the region.
2013-12-30Southeast Europe needs to strengthen anti-corruption efforts to reach progress in EU integration process, officials and analysts say.
2013-12-23EU membership negotiations with Serbia start January 21st, but the question of Kosovo still remains.
2013-12-20New military agreements with Romania will help Moldova reach European military standards and strengthen regional security, analysts and officials say.
2013-12-19The move, hailed as a "milestone" in EU-Turkish relations, comes six weeks after Ankara resumed talks to join the bloc, ending a 40-month freeze.
2013-12-16Macedonia seeks Romania's support to obtain an EU negotiation date and learn about Romania's experience in EU and NATO accession.
2013-11-27The Association Agreement with the EU will boost Moldova's economy and bring foreign investments to the former Soviet republic, experts and officials say.
2013-10-23EU and NATO integration and the accompanying reforms, in turn, provide a favourable business environment.
2013-10-21The European Union opens its markets for Moldova wines, supporting the country's EU bid and urging the former Soviet republic to continue its efforts to join the bloc.
2013-10-08Regional co-operation in the fight against crime and corruption are crucial for EU and NATO accession, experts say.
2013-10-08Romania will assist Moldova to reform the social protection system and achieve European standards in social services, officials say.
2013-09-27Experts say the government and EU officials must work together to rejuvenate the accession process.
2013-08-19His statement presents an opportunity to deepen regional co-operation, analysts said.
Experts warn that Ebola is a major threat to the region and could be used as a weapon by terrorists.