Rus News Journal

The contract on the introduction of Croatia in the European Union

Croatia and the European union (EU) is signed have signed the contract on the introduction of the country in organisation structure. The agreement has been concluded within the limits of the summit of EU which passes in Bruxelles. Such information contains in published today a press - EU release.
the European parliament at plenary session has approved the introduction of Croatia into the European Union on December, 1st 2011. For the corresponding decision 564 deputies have voted, against have acted 38, 32 more have refrained.
the contract should be ratified all 27 member states of the European Union. It is expected that Croatia becomes 28 - m a member of EU on July, 1st 2013. From this point on the Russian tourists will be deprived possibility to have a rest on Adriatic sea without obligatory reception of the visa. Now Croatia during a tourist season on half a year opens a visa-free regime with a number of the states, including from the Russian Federation.
Other Balkan country - distressful Serbia - was not so is successful in diplomatic dialogue with the European Union. On Friday, on December, 9th, it became known that the decision on granting to the state of the status of the candidate can be postponed for the introduction into EU till the spring 2012.
Despite support from Eurocommission, against Serbia Germany acts. Berlin explains the position recent collisions of the Serbian population with military men KFOR (mission of the NATO in Kosovo) in the north to Kosovo and Metohii.
the Western political scientists notice that granting of Serbia of the status of the candidate on the introduction into EU is important from the point of view of presidential election which will take place in the country in 2012. The operating head of republic Boris Tadich is expressed the Westerner which intentionally conducts the country on rapprochement from EU.
On elections its basic contenders will be representatives of opposition who have completely opposite views and aspirations, namely gravitate to the historical union with Russia.