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(Waz.EUObserver) The European Parliament will call on member states to grant Montenegro the status of EU candidate country without delay, in a resolution on Thursday (2 December) which will support the European Commission’s recommendations to the council. The deputies will express regret, however, about the recommendation to separate candidate status from the right to open… » read more

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European Commission has granted Montenegro a “candidate status” for membership in the European Union. As a candidate state, Montenegro is now eligable to begin accession talks with the EU. Commissioner for EU Enlargement Stefan Fuele noted that accession talks will start “when the country meets the necessary political conditions set out by the Copenhagen Criteria,… » read more

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