Balkans

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Sales and distribution in Turkey and other Balkan countries is expected to commence upon the approval of the marketing authorization by each such country.
Inclusion of Balkan countries in the European-Atlantic institutions will serve that vision," Gul told reporters.
I expressed the conviction that the orientation for joining the Balkan countries toward the European integrations is the best alternative for the stability in the Balkans," Gligorov stated.
In his address at the session focusing on the future of the Union's enlargement with the Balkan countries, Minister Poposki said that "for the Balkans there is no other credible and sustainable alternative to full European integration," emphasizing that the Republic of Macedonia has been continuously meeting all Copenhagen criteria for opening membership negotiations with the EU, as, in fact, confirmed by the European Commission in its Spring Report.
The EC Spokesperson defined visa liberalization as a great achievement and a great responsibility, challenging the authorities and the citizens of the Western Balkan countries to prove that they were up to the task.
Speaking at a joint press conference with his Montenegrin counterpart Filip Vujanovic in capital Ankara, Turkish President Abdullah Gul said Balkan countries should particularly play a role in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the European Union (EU), which he described as two major organizations working for stability and security.
Turkey's political and cultural relations with the Balkan countries are at a satisfactory level.
In 2008, when a worldwide recession began, young Greeks' interest to study in previously popular countries such as the UK, Italy, France, Germany and the United States decreased significantly in contrast to Balkan countries.
The platform targets solidifying cooperation and political mechanisms among Balkan countries and boost economic cooperation," Davutoglu told reporters.
In Vreme Professor Stefan Vlahov Micov estimates that if all of the Balkan countries were admitted to the EU in 2007 instead of just Romania and Bulgaria this would eliminate intrigues among the Balkan countries and there would have not been divisions of "candidates" and "members".
In addition, Unilever Export sells a wide range of products in the Baltic Republics, the Balkan countries and the member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
The economic recovery of the Western Balkan countries through regional cooperation which is expected to result in prosperity at a national level is the path that this part of the continent should follow to reach its destination--full-fledged EU membership.
The Western Balkan countries, on the other hand, appealed to the EU to help them resolve the problem of the fake asylum seekers by cutting the privileges of the asylum seekers during the consideration of their applications.
Foreign Minister Nikolai Mladenov said that for the next few days the forum has three goals - to bring the Balkans back on the European agenda; to find a new generation of politicians to build an efficient network; to hear what the Balkan countries think about what is happening in their region and in the Middle East.
Twenty-four sculptures of important figures for the civilization, culture, literacy, literature and spirituality of ten Balkan countries made of bronze, marble and onyx were displayed at the exhibition entitled "Balkan Constellations.
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