1. Forgot to ad the sound track [link] for the Serbs as they wait for that day.
    (Lenard, 14 September 2017 22:46)

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  2. Great! Plenty of time to give up the whole country. Thanks!
    (ivan, 14 September 2017 17:28)

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  3. Serbs don't want to join the EU. 'Serbs' believe the processes of joining the EU is the only way to get rid of political and economic corruption. They don't have much choice (coalition politics). They're not being offered any viable alternative. That is why public support is so low. They don't trust the EU. It attacked them. It lies. It adds new conditions. It's a fraud.
    (More Complicated, 14 September 2017 08:56)

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  4. If Serbia does not want to join the EU why is Vucic waisting so much time and money negotiating all the chapters.

    The truth is the he is doing it because Serbia really wants to join the EU ( maybe not its citizens ) but for purely economic and trade reasons. Since the majority of trade it does is with EU countries.

    So we will se if Serbia is a democracy and the people have a free and fair vote. In the end the vote will Probably be a yes since there will be plenty of rewards put on the table and an example of the UK desperately trying to negotiate some sort of access to the EU market so that it can keep its economy from sinking into recession.

    It seems that those Serbs who live in developed economies in the west do not want Serbia to enjoy the same standard of living as they do in the EU, US, Canada, Or Australia. Plus the Russian trolls who are trying to fulfill Putin's agenda don't want Serbia in the EU either.
    (Mark.W, 13 September 2017 23:06)

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  5. 2019 is not far. I was afraid he'll say 2029.
    (Avni, 13 September 2017 21:31)

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  6. Bulgaria and Romania will join Schengen in 2018.
    Montenegro will join the EU in 2022.
    Croatia will join Schengen in 2022.
    Vardar Makedonia could also join the EU in 2022 or later if it makes a union with Bulgaria, which is likely.
    I don't see Serbia, Bosnia, Kosovo or Albania joining before 2025 at the very earliest.
    (John USA, 13 September 2017 21:01)

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  7. When it is written that politicians are out if touch with reality, Juncker's speech will be used as a prime example.

    Multi-speed Europe will happen. No Balkan country will join in 2019. Or will his own Luxembourg pony up?
    (EU Dude, 13 September 2017 18:08)

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  8. Other things caught more attention. Last year China's direct investment (through purchase of companies) reached 75 billions EUR. One of the reasons is that control over foreign investment in Europe is not as strict as that of the US government. Juncker came up with plan to stop that.

    [link]

    He was backed by joint statement of Germany, France and Italy who supported "breaks on Chinese investment"

    End of "free trade"?

    Not really. While they want to stop "selling their wealth to China" they continue to encourage smaller countries to "keep flow investment and capital open and free" . In other words to allow them to takeover their wealth.
    China won't be too pleased with this. Will there be a trade war? Hope not.
    (Sreten, 13 September 2017 16:07)

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  9. Junker-lying apart about West Balkans EU membership-is deluding himself if he really thinks the EU has sorted its problems and forging ahead.
    Without Britain the 2nd largest contributor they cannot proceed with business as usual.The EU budget is already experiencing extreme financial constraints and this is why taking more members in is a financial non-sensity.That's why they're pushing for £100 billion Brexit bill or it's finished.
    I reckon the Brits won't even say good-bye when they leave without any agreement.
    (Leonidas, 13 September 2017 15:52)

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  10. this guy lives in a dream ,EU is going to be finished next year/...so that's good serbia does not want to join that broke infested falling corp. brics plus and the shanghai corp,,,,, is where serbia wants to be...america and EU are done... get to some real news ..go to facebook,sputnik, RT and all non western news.....the western news is full of lies...everyone knows that...
    (EU is a joke, 13 September 2017 15:52)

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  11. Give Junker a bottle of slivo and prop him up in a corner, somewhere.
    (Gerhard, 13 September 2017 15:14)

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  12. We don't need EU.
    (con, 13 September 2017 15:00)

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  13. Best news I've heard from the EU so far! Hope we never join!
    (MikeD, 13 September 2017 14:34)

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  14. i figured out why Serbia gdp doesn`t grow , is because Vucic and prime minister woman don`t care . Our leader Liviu Dragnea have a helicopter and he visit everything for control even the food from ferms for pigs and cows + recently others write on paper what indications he give .

    He changed even the prime minister who got in the hands of West and now in september he changed many ministers who got in the hands of West .

    Big Big Big political purge until get ride of West !

    Most important thing is that our leader fed us , he keep the inflation at 1% and he give money to us he double-triple by 2020 = > salaries , pensions , social help .

    THE VUCIC WHAT GIVE ? i read he give at public sector in 2018 around +6% and the inflation from Serbia is +3% what Vucic give is a JOKE and Serbs love him because " he did someting for Serbia " LOL

    All in All the time pass and Romania post most big economical grow from Eu + Balkan again in 2017 same as in 2016 ! and for 2018 the new forecast is to grow over 2017 .
    (adrian_bucharest, 13 September 2017 13:03)

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