Ukraine and Moldavia are one step closer to the EU. European Commisison has recommended for the acession talks to start. Our senior research fellow Jana Juzová has commented on the issue of the EU enlargement in an interview with ČT.
"We have here way more assertive Russia, but also very assertive China, and if we want to be successfull on the global scene and truly become a global actor, then our closest neighbours are the first place to start."
You can listen to the full interview here (from about minute 18).#Enlargement #Ukraine
Expertise: regionalism, Visegrad cooperation, democratization and European integration of the Western Balkan countries, EU enlargement