„Brussels Must Reconsider Enlargement Policy“

More+ ♦ Published: April 25, 2014; 14:05 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sebastian Kurz criticized the EU´s approach towards Ukraine. However, the EU has to develop further.

Kurz: Western Balkans Should Join EU, Not Ukraine / Picture: © ÖVP

Ten years ago, ten countries in CESEE (Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe) joined the EU. According to Kurz, the enlargement in 2004 was a success. Now, the EU needs further impulses, Kurz said at a festive event on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the EU enlargement in Vienna. Otherwise the EU may lose its competitiveness.

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