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Croatia: Dispute with Slovenia May Postpone EU Accession

Published: January 17, 2013; 20:40 · (Vindobona)

In July, Croatia should become a member country of the EU. However, the legal dispute with Slovenia is still an obstacle. The neighbor country may cause a delay of Croatia´s accession.

Croatia: Dispute with Slovenia May Postpone EU Accession / Picture: © Flickr

Last year, the EU Commission has obliged Croatia to fulfill certain criteria before joining the EU. This week, Croatia´s Minister of Foreign Affairs Vesna Pusic submitted the corresponding documents to the EU Commission. Eight out of ten tasks are already accomplished, Pusic said. Pusic is optimistic that the remaining two criteria will be fulfilled in time.

However, Croatia´s…

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