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Don’t Leave the Balkans to Europe

Transatlantic relations, on fragile footing for the better part of the last three and a half years, have been fracturing further across a region that has in the recent past been a rare area of policy consensus. The Western Balkans, always a difficult portfolio, had seen a rare breakthrough agreement in 2018, when Greece and North Macedonia signed the Prespa Agreement, putting an end to a contentious dispute that had lasted for decades. Behind the scenes, Washington and Brussels had been instrumental in brokering the deal, paving the way for North Macedonia to resume its journey to full euroatlantic integration.There …read more

Source:: The American Interest