Western Balkans in the spotlight in 2018

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Publication Date January 2018
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With positive messages and increased attention coming from the EU, 2017 seemed to have ended on a high note for the Western Balkans. 2018 started with the region being high on the agenda of Bulgaria's EU Council Presidency, January-July 2018 and promised a favourable context for advancing its EU bids. For this to happen, however, the six WB countries needed to show results on the core EU-related reforms.

Author: Velina Lilyanov

Source Link http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/ATAG/2018/614660/EPRS_ATA(2018)614660_EN.pdf
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ECFR: Commentary 15.02.18: Balkans: On track for EU membership or stagnation? http://www.ecfr.eu/article/commentary_balkans_on_track_for_eu_membership_or_stagnation
European Commission: COM (2018) 65 final (06.02.18): Communication on a 'credible enlargement perspective for and enhanced EU engagement with the Western Balkans' http://www.europeansources.info/record/communication-on-a-credible-enlargement-perspective-for-and-enhanced-eu-engagement-with-the-western-balkans/

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