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Albania nearing EU membership

Zone(s): Albania ¦ Sector(s): European Union
[5 June 2014, CITY A.M.]Albania yesterday edged closer to joining the European Union, 11 years after first being picked out as a possible member and two decades after the end of communist rule in the country.

The European Commission voiced its approval for the Balkan state’s reform efforts, putting Albania on the path to a membership vote by the 28 EU member states on 23 June.