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Albania Faces Bumpy Road to EU Accession

1 July 2014

As Tirana struggles to satisfy membership criteria, internal dynamics in EU member states add a new burden to hopes for a smooth and speedy accession.

Gjergj Erebara BIRN Brussels

Eduard Kukan | Photo by : European Parliament

Albania secured the status of EU candidate country last Friday, after the recommendations from the European Commission and the Council of Ministers were approved during the summit of EU heads of state in Brussels.

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