A woman walks in front of flags of Albania, the EU and North Macedonia in a bazaar in Skopje. Photo: EPA-EFE A woman walks in front of flags of Albania, the EU and North Macedonia in a bazaar in Skopje. Photo: EPA-EFE
A woman walks in front of flags of Albania, the EU and North Macedonia in a bazaar in Skopje. Photo: EPA-EFE

EU approves start of long-delayed Balkan membership talks, regains ‘credibility’

  • The green light from the 27 EU member states marks a major turnaround from October, when France led a small group of countries in blocking accession talks

Topic |   European Union
A woman walks in front of flags of Albania, the EU and North Macedonia in a bazaar in Skopje. Photo: EPA-EFE A woman walks in front of flags of Albania, the EU and North Macedonia in a bazaar in Skopje. Photo: EPA-EFE
A woman walks in front of flags of Albania, the EU and North Macedonia in a bazaar in Skopje. Photo: EPA-EFE
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