EU enlargement

thumbnailSerbia, Macedonia boost co-operation, relations
2013-03-04Macedonia and Serbia's co-operation on European integration will also open communications and boost relations between the two countries.
thumbnailEU urges solution in Macedonia political chaos
2013-02-22Several high-ranking members leave as an opposition leader announces local election boycott.
thumbnailBrussels to launch PR-campaign for the Balkans
2013-01-23Unlike some other EU aspirants in the region, Croatia is highly regarded by the public in most member states, one expert said.
thumbnail2012 ends with little progress in EU enlargement
2013-01-02Although there was a lack of enlargement progress in 2012, the EU message to the region is still positive.
thumbnailRegion aims to meet EU 2020 growth strategy
2012-12-07Balkan countries work on a joint growth plan in an attempt to meet the EU 2020 strategy.
thumbnailRomania, Bulgaria, Greece work to increase growth
2012-11-27Three Balkan countries aim to jointly tackle regional and European challenges.
Serbian government downplays rumours about EU visa-free regime suspension
2011-05-06BELGRADE, Serbia -- The government has rejected rumours that the visa-free travel regime with the EU -- imposed last year -- may be suspended. State...
Fuele says EU enlargement process to continue
2011-03-28BRUSSELS, Belgium -- EU Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fuele said on Saturday (March 26th) that there is no enlargement fatigue and this year will b...
Hungary takes over rotating EU presidency
2011-01-03BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, whose country took over the six-month EU presidency on Saturday (January 1st,) says in an...
Fuele welcomes Serbia's progress towards EU integration
2010-09-17BRUSSELS, Belgium -- EU Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fuele acknowledged on Thursday (September 16th) Serbia's progress towards EU integration by s...
EP rapporteur expects positive report on Macedonia
2010-09-17BRUSSELS, Belgium -- European Parliament's Rapporteur for Macedonia Zoran Thaler said on Thursday (September 16th) that he expects the European Commi...
EU Council reportedly to seek opinion on Serbia's candidate status
2010-09-13BELGRADE, Serbia -- The EU foreign ministers are expected to instruct the European Commission (EC) on Monday (September 13th) to draft an opinion on...
EU reiterates Western Balkans' progress will be assessed state-by-state
2010-07-08STRASBOURG, France -- Belgian Prime Minister Yves Leterme, whose country took over the rotating EU presidency on July 1st, reiterated on Wednesday (J...
thumbnailEU council president: integration of Western Balkans key to stability
2010-07-06EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy says the 27-nation bloc remains committed to the accession process.
Enlargement among priorities of Belgium's EU presidency
2010-06-27BRUSSELS, Belgium -- EU enlargement will be among the priorities of Belgium's presidency of the 27-nation bloc, which starts Thursday (July 1st). Pri...
Albania sends additional answers to EC
2010-06-11TIRANA, Albania -- The government delivered answers Thursday (June 10th) to additional questions asked by the European Commission (EC) in Albania's b...
thumbnailEU reaffirms support for Western Balkans' integration
2010-06-02Neither the current financial problems, nor enlargement fatigue will bring EU expansion to a halt, officials stressed in Sarajevo on Wednesday.
Neighbours back EU integration of Western Balkans
2010-05-24BUCHAREST, Romania -- The EU integration processes of Albania and other countries in the Western Balkans have gotten a shot in the arm from Romania,...
Beqaj: Serbia cannot stop Kosovo's EU integration
2010-05-03PRISTINA, Kosovo -- Minister for Integrations Besim Beqaj said on Saturday (May 1st) that despite its efforts, Serbia will not hinder Kosovo's EU int...
US official: Western Balkans crucial to Europe's future
2010-04-16WASHINGTON, United States -- Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasian Affairs Philip Gordon said the Western Balkans are "crucial to Euro...
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Joint military exercise strengthens Balkan armiesJoint military exercise strengthens Balkan armies

Participating countries said the exercise increases regional co-operation and supports regional security.

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