Croatia becomes 28th member of EU with appeal for peace

Croatia became the 28th member of the European Union, capping a decade of judicial and economic reforms to sever ties from its communist and wartime past.

1st July, 2013
Croatia is looking to EU membership to help solidify peace in the Balkan region

Croatia became the 28th member of the European Union, capping a decade of judicial and economic reforms to sever ties from its communist and wartime past.

Tens of thousands of Croatians celebrated the entry of the second former Yugoslav republic into the EU with five-storey projections of its history and technology, as well as concerts, dance performances and street parties across Zagreb. European Commission President Jose Barroso and other EU officials gathered at the central...

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