On November 11, a joint article of the Visegrad Group Ministers of Foreign Affairs titled "We Offer You Our Helping Hand on the EU Path" was published in the main dailies in the Western Balkans on the occasion of the publication of the European Commission’s Annual Country Reports.
The idea of a peaceful unification of Europe has never been something to be taken for granted. It may seem obvious at first sight; nevertheless, there have always been many obstacles in the way. But today, with the involvement of the Western Balkan countries in the unification process, the end of this long journey is nearer than ever before. European Commission’s reports show that, year by year, your countries are moving ever closer to EU membership. And this is good news. Looking at the map, it is clear that without you Europe is incomplete. One can never fully understand European history without knowing the rich history of your region... Read whole article