EU must deliver on enlargement promises says European Commission president

bne IntelliNews January 12, 2020

EU officials to start working on changes to the enlargement methodology soon in attempt to persuade French President Emmanuel Macron to approve start of negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia.

OUTLOOK 2020 Croatia

bne IntelliNews January 9, 2020

The first half of 2020 saw Croatia, the EU’s newest member state, take over the rotating presidency of the European Council.

MITTELEUROPA: Following the French hit on Western Balkans, all eyes on Croatia and Germany in 2020

Gunter Deuber of Raiffeisen Research in Vienna January 6, 2020

Just as brusquely as the French president recently discredited Nato (where France's real influence may not be so great), he has done the same with the Western Balkans and the EU enlargement process. And in the EU, France's position is decisive.

Croatia embarks on first EU Council presidency

By Clare Nuttall in Glasgow January 6, 2020

The EU’s newest member Croatia started its first six month presidency of the European Council on January 1.

Zoran Milanovic defeats incumbent to become Croatia’s new president

bne IntelliNews January 6, 2020

Former prime minister Milanovic elected as Croatia takes on the presidency of the EU Council for six months expected to see the adoption of the next EU budget and the UK's exit from the bloc.

Croatians to choose between the incumbent, the opposition leader and the folk singer in presidential vote

bne IntelliNews December 20, 2019

Polls show any of the three frontrunners have a chance of taking the presidency, with vote set to go to a runoff in January.