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EU to recommend membership talks with Bosnia: von der Leyen

Posted on AllSides March 12th, 2024
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The European Commission will recommend on Tuesday to the  European UnionCouncil to start accession negotiations with  Bosnia and Herzegovina, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced.

"Today we will decide to recommend to the Council to open accession negotiations with Bosnia and Herzegovina," she said in a speech to the European Parliament.

The Western Balkan country is among six nations who are at different stages of the EU accession. Since  Russia's war on Ukraine, EU officials have sought to lure them away from Russian influence.

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