Statement by ALDA President Oriano Otočan
ALDA welcomes the application for EU membership of Bosnia and Herzegovina
“The European Association for Local Democracy – ALDA welcomes the application for EU membership submitted by Bosnia and Herzegovina on 15th February 2016.
Although Brussels made it clear Bosnia and Herzegovina must carry out a series of reforms before the application can be considered, the event represents a milestone for the country, as well as for the process of EU integration.
“After the accession of Croatia, my country, in 2013, and the progresses of Montenegro, Serbia, and Albania towards integration, I congratulate Bosnia and Herzegovina and all the stakeholders who have made this crucial step possible” said Oriano Otočan, President of ALDA.” […]