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Balkan countries frustrated at Ukraine's fast-tracked EU membership

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Albania's Edi Rama, North Macedonia's Dimitar Kovacevski, and Serbia's Aleksandar Vucic at the EU conference

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, North Macedonia's Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski, and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic Brussels, Belgium, 23 June 2022. Source: EPA


Published 1 July 2022 at 4:36pm
Presented by Henrieta Bendo
Source: BBC

The European Union’s decision to grant candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova made headlines. But it's added to the anguish of countries in the Western Balkans - Montenegro, Serbia, Albania, North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo. Nearly 20 years ago they were all promised EU membership - but they're still languishing in limbo.


Published 1 July 2022 at 4:36pm
Presented by Henrieta Bendo
Source: BBC



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