The bloc is reportedly preparing to welcome its next group of member states by 2025 and hopes the likes of Albania, Bosnia, Macedonia, and Kosovo will be “well advanced on their European path by then”. The countries are some of the poorest in Europe. But disputes in several Balkans nations could slow the accession process or scupper it altogether, with rival factions in Bosnia and Herzegovina split over wether they would rather join with Brussels or look east and deal with Russia. A draft strategy paper due to be adopted by the European Commission on February 14 claims the “the Western Balkans partners now have a historic window of opportunity”.
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