A member of the European Parliament of Hungary’s ruling party Fides said in a statement Wednesday that accelerating European integration of the Western Balkans is in the EU’s and Hungary’s key strategic interests, in response to the European Commission’s announcement on further enlargement of the EU. said.
The EC has announced that it has proposed to grant EU candidate status to Bosnia and Herzegovina. The European Commissioner for Neighborhood Enlargement, Olivér Várhelyi, said at a press conference in Brussels that the EC had also committed to accelerating EU integration in the Western Balkans as a whole.
MEP Kinga Gal said in a statement that given the region’s growing geopolitical importance, accelerated EU integration is not only economical and strategic, but also from a defense and security perspective. He said it could also be an important step from
MEP Andor Deli said there are “no alternatives” to EU integration of the Western Balkans. The EU can only become strong again if it unites these countries, mainly Serbia, the regional powerhouse, he added.
https://dailynewshungary.com/fidesz-meps-accelerating-w-balkans-european-integration-hungarys-strategic-interest/ Fidesz MEPs: Accelerating European Integration of W Balkans Hungary’s Strategic Interests