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Balkans Policy Summit in Brussels discussed EU accession process in the light of Brexit, migration crisis and waning public appetitte for for further EU Enlargement.The Summit “Balkans: Boosting Connections on the Road to the EU” was organised by Brussels-based think tank Friends of Europe, with the support of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Regional Cooperation Council, United Nations Development Programme, Trans Adriatic Pipeline and US Mission to the EU.
When it comes to the enlargement, ‘business as usual’ is the only policy which will not work“, said Secretary General of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), Goran Svilanovic, speaking at Balkan Policy Summit in Brussels. Svilanovic recommended openning of membership negotiations with all Balkan countries and proposed that EU Exteral Action servce takes part in resolving billateral disputes between EU member states and candidate status, as they have a "disastrous" impact on EU enlargement policy