FYROM new abortion law raises European concerns

MEPs put emphasis on EU accession process

“The manner in which legislation is proposed and debated is itself a telling sign of a country’s readiness to join the European Union and ability to meet the Union’s democratic criteria,” says a letter of MEPs sent Monday to authorities in Skopje.

The letter of the six MEPs, including the European Parliament Rapporteur on Women's rights in the Balkan accession countries Marije Cornelissen MEP, comes after the parliament in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedo...

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