Serbia’s failure to arrest Mladic leaves it in EU membership limbo

The decision by the EU last week to halt future membership negotiations with Serbia leaves the Balkan country stuck in a pariah-like state.

6th May, 2006

The decision by the EU last week to halt future membership negotiations with Serbia leaves the Balkan country stuck in a pariah-like state.

Belgrade’s failure to capture the notorious war crimes suspect, Ratko Mladic, keeps it shackled to its past and prevented from becoming a modern EU member state.

It is not in Europe’s interest to have Balkan black spots in its midst. Slovenia is the only former Yugoslav republic to become an...

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