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Commenting article: EU Membership ‘No Longer the Big Dream’ for Balkan Candidates, Serbia PM Says

Serbia’s Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic has said that the refugee crisis affecting the EU and the possibility of Britain leaving the bloc have made accession to the Union less appealing to Balkan candidate countries, Reuters reported

Yet, accession to the bloc remained the top policy objective for Serbia, which began formal accession talks last year, the newswire quoted Vucic as saying at a conference at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London on Monday.

"The EU that all of us (Balkan countries) are aspiring to, it has lost its magic power. Yes, we all want to join, but it is no longer the big dream it was in the past," Vucic said.

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#1
Fr Jack Hackett - 24 Feb 2016 // 13:26:24

EU membership has become a nightmare for those countries which were in at the start - now being forced to take in migrants and having their laws and religion changed to suit the incomers. And apart from the money from the EU I cannot see any advantage for the newer EU countries which have basically lost their independence and ability to govern and support themselves using their own resources and people

#2
Rurik - 24 Feb 2016 // 16:30:59

Nice analysis, Father. Short and clear. And "money from the EU" advantage is nothing else but the hook for the stupid fish. As well as the NATO' membership. Ships protect wolves. By their own skin. How nice. To the general idiocy, toast.

#3
Rurik - 24 Feb 2016 // 16:36:38

Sheeps, sheeps......sorry. To my permanent idiocy, toast!

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