EU ditches principles to massage expansionist ego

EU ditches principles to massage expansionist ego

It was like the poor relatives being admitted secretly to the family gathering by the back door.

It was like the poor relatives being admitted secretly to the family gathering by the back door. They are allowed into the house, but as yet have to stay downstairs in the basement and are not allowed wander upstairs. This week, Romania and Bulgaria were officially admitted into the European Union – from January 1 next year - but with so many conditions that their entry is almost pointless.

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