Germany against EU enlargement

Germany is one of the biggest opponents to further enlargement of the EU onto the West Balkans.

Its stance towards the Balkans shall be also demonstrated at the forthcoming meeting in Sarajevo on June 2 as Berlin is even considering not participating at all.

Not many expected the conference to take place at all. Now the EU is a little bit in defensive because after presidential summit and ministerial meeting in Sarajevo it is no longer possible to justify further delay in making decision over association of the West Balkans with the EU by claiming that there is no regional cooperation.

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