Merkel: UK withdrawal does not threaten EU expansion

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Western Balkans Summit in Paris

Merkel: UK withdrawal does not threaten EU expansion


German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande reassured six Western Balkan countries on Monday that the outcome of the referendum in the UK will not stop the expansion of the bloc. The statement was made on the sidelines of the summit on EU integration of Southeast Europe held in Paris.

The leaders of six EU member states from Croatia, Slovenia, Germany, France, Italy and Austria, and six from the Western Balkan countries, including Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ma...


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