12 noiembrie 2019

“Mini-Schengen” as seen by analysts

balkaneu.com

The Western Balkans ‘mini-Schengen’ initiative should be seen through the prism of the French veto of the enlargement of the EU summit, analysts warn. The announcements of economic convergence and facilitation of movement and procedures in the region are not disputed, but the political implications of the project raise concerns. “Regional linkages have never been controversial or problematic, in the context of the Euro-Atlantic direction in which North Macedonia and various parts of the region [...]