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Austria in Favour of Initiating Accession Negotiations with Macedonia

Published: December 12, 2012; 11:53 · (Vindobona)

Austria´s State Secretary Reinhold Lopatka speaks at General Affairs Council in Brussels.

Austria in Favour of Initiating Accession Negotiations with Macedonia / Picture: © Macedonia

“The time is ripe for the EU to embark on accession negotiations with Macedonia. It would be a mistake if the rapprochement of a country to the EU were to be blocked due to a dispute over a name”, State Secretary Lopatka said during the negotiation of EU expansion at ministerial level. “The European Commission has suggested no fewer than four times to initiate negotiations as…

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