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Bloomberg Businessweek
6 mins | May 13, 2020

Albania’s European dream is just out of reach

Despite fulfilling all entry criteria, the pandemic has thwarted plans for a larger European Union. "Albania has been knocking at the EU's door for more than a decade, and this spring, it finally seemed to open. On the 25th of March 2020, governments in the 27-nation bloc gave their approval for accession negotiations with Albania and its neighbour North Macedonia. But as the coronavirus devastates even Europe's richest economies, the Albanian dream looks more elusive than ever." Andrea Dudik and Flavia Krause-Jackson, writing in Bloomberg Businessweek, report.

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