Bosnian presidency adopts plan on how to get closer to EU

Save Story
Leer en español

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia's Presidency has adopted a document approving a reform plan that would unblock the country's path toward EU membership.

The document has now to be endorsed by the country's parliament and signed by the leaders of all 14 parties that won seats in October's elections, in order for the EU to release financial aid to the troubled Balkan country and upgrade its status with the bloc.

The EU previously said the plan of social, legal and economic reforms, developed by Germany and Britain, was the country's last chance to move forward.

The chairman of the three-member Presidency, Mladen Ivanic, said Thursday the Presidency's move is just the first step on a path that will allow Bosnia to acquire EU candidate status within four years.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most recent World stories

Related topics

The Associated Press


    Get informative articles and interesting stories delivered to your inbox weekly. Subscribe to the Trending 5.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast