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BusinessDiscrepancy within the EU on the date of its enlargement

Discrepancy within the EU on the date of its enlargement

This Monday, during the strategic forum in Bled, in Slovenia, the president of the european councilCharles Michel, set a date for the future enlargement of the European Unionextension in which Ukraine would be one of the possible additions, as he has been requesting since the beginning of the war, to which add possible candidates in the western region of the Balkans.

Just one day laterthe European Commission spokespersonDana Spinant, has stated Not having knowledge of any contact in relation to it, denying any type of coordination with the European Council in relation to his statement, while denied the date determined for enlargement, which he considers to be “a merit-based process and should stay that way“.

2030 would be the date indicated by the President of the Councilwhich stated “We must be prepared for the 2030 enlargement”, in a speech where he highlighted the solidarity of the EU, as well as qualifying being aware of the “slownessof the EU on your waywhich has “disappointed many” so much in the balkanssince the countries of the Western zone of this region are possible additions in the future enlargement, such as within the EU.

Commission spokesperson, after the complete denial of the commitments by Michelmade reference to the Balkans because, he qualified that, although the enlargement of the EU is not something dated, it must be a priority, at which time he highlighted the work of the Commission. He stressed that he considers it should especially in the area of ​​the Western Balkansa region whose countries are potential candidates for this enlargement.

The future EU summitof character extraordinarywill take place October 6 in Granadawhere the spokesperson expects “a fruitful debate”, which, today, it seems that it will have numerous contrary voices among thembeing that it is already the case between two of the seven institutions of the EU itself.

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