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EU Membership Fails to Spark Enthusiasm in Croatiai
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June 26, 2013 8:43 PM
Croatia joins the European Union on July 1 - marking the end of the journey to accession, and a remarkable turnaround for a country that was ravaged by war during the break up of the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s. As Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA, however, there has been a marked absence of enthusiasm about EU membership among much of the population.

EU Membership Fails to Spark Enthusiasm in Croatia

Published June 26, 2013

Croatia joins the European Union on July 1 - marking the end of the journey to accession, and a remarkable turnaround for a country that was ravaged by war during the break up of the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s. As Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA, however, there has been a marked absence of enthusiasm about EU membership among much of the population.


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