Is the long journey to EU getting longer? : EU Accession talks (1 videos)

After almost 6 years, Croatia has concluded EU accession negotiations on June 30. As Croats prepare to cross the last mile to EU membership, 3 other Balkan countries, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia, hope to start negotiations next year.

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After almost 6 years, Croatia has concluded EU accession negotiations on June 30. As Croats prepare to cross the last mile to EU membership, three other Balkan countries, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia, hope to start negotiations next year. In the context of economic crisis and enlargement fatigue, will Brussels be stricter in future negotiations with Balkans than it was in the previous waves of EU enlargement?

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