EU Enlargement Commissioner Urges Economic Integration in Western Balkans

March 17, 2017

In a speech at a meeting of Western Balkans leaders in Sarajevo Thursday, EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn called for a Western Balkans Common Market as a step toward integration into the EU. He said EU member states wished to support the region, but said, “I don’t think you can afford to squander this positive climate through domestic confrontations and blaming neighbours.” Read Commissioner Hahn’s full speech here.