FYR Macedonia: A 'conditional' recommendation

02-03-2016

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is facing its 'most severe political crisis since 2001' and is preparing for snap elections on 5 June 2016. The Commission made its seventh recommendation for the beginning of accession talks, 'conditional' on the implementation of a 2015 EU-brokered political agreement between the main parties, expected to ensure free and fair elections.

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is facing its 'most severe political crisis since 2001' and is preparing for snap elections on 5 June 2016. The Commission made its seventh recommendation for the beginning of accession talks, 'conditional' on the implementation of a 2015 EU-brokered political agreement between the main parties, expected to ensure free and fair elections.