Western Balkan states will need allies in an increasingly enlargement sceptic EU if they are to realise their aims of EU accession

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Series Details 30.05.14
Publication Date 30/05/2014
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The results of the European Parliament elections 2014 will have been closely watched in the Western Balkans – and with good reason. James Ker-Lindsay writes that support for enlargement, undermined in recent years by the attention given to the financial crisis, is likely to diminish still further as the anti-immigrant and Eurosceptic feeling that emerged from the period of austerity has finally been reflected in the ballot box.

However, the region may yet find a champion, or two, from within the new line up at the heart of the European Union.

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European Commission: DG Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (NEAR): Countries: Current status http://ec.europa.eu/enlargement/countries/check-current-status/index_en.htm

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Countries / Regions