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EU official: North Macedonia ready for membership talks; EU official: North Macedonia ready for membership talks

Jan 15, 2020 - The Canadian Press

SKOPJE, Macedonia - The European Union's top enlargement official on Wednesday held out new hope that the block will start accession talks within months with North Macedonia and Albania, whose bids were frustrated last year.

Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi said the two countries "are ready" for the start of membership talks, adding that the block's executive will recommend the start of the negotiations in the spring.

Speaking at a joint press conference with caretaker Prime ...