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Sweden to give 400 M EUR in aid to help Western Balkans meet EU entry rules

Regional info/economyPosted by Chambers of Commerce Sweden - Southeast Europe Thu, June 05, 2014 11:42:32
Sweden will give four Western Balkan countries 400 million euros in aid to carry out reforms needed to qualify to join the European Union, the Swedish ambassador in Bosnia said on Monday. EU entry requirements and membership rules are meant to ensure new entrants have strengthened their economies and institutions enough to thrive within the trading union.

Ambassador Fredrik Schiller said the funds will help Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo and Serbia to overhaul public administration and the judiciary and to protect human rights. Read more in the Reuters news here.



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