1. "I gave Western Balkans no fixed dates or firm deadlines"

    That's just like Juncker. Make dates but he never turns up because he's long since passed out on the sofa, covered in vomit from a hard day & night's (or in his case, a life time's) drinking.

    As is read from the Court Record:

    "M'lud. I have absolutely no recollection of anything I said or did at the times in question. I was completely off my tits".

    Case dismissed!
    (EU Dude, 14 March 2018 21:12)

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  2. Future net receivers will of course welcome membership of the E.U.. As democratic processes and the fight against corruption have not been very successful in the former communist member states till now, we should be cautious about the enlargement of the E.U.. Altogether a premature eruption.
    (Antonie de Man, 14 March 2018 14:14)

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  3. These diplomats are all the same Junker would not have specified a date, but he would have hinted at one. Naturally, the local pollies would take it as something to take to the bank.
    (sj, 14 March 2018 10:31)

    So many of these diplomats are ex-lawyers.
    Would you buy a used car from an ex-lawyer?
    (Ataman, 14 March 2018 11:29)

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  4. These diplomats are all the same Junker would not have specified a date, but he would have hinted at one. Naturally, the local pollies would take it as something to take to the bank.
    (sj, 14 March 2018 10:31)

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  5. Nobody even cares. At least in Serbia. They are really overestimating popularity of the EU ion Serbia.
    (Ivana, 14 March 2018 03:41)

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  6. Serbs are a divine chastisement to Europe for its millennial sycophancy, hypocrisy, genocide, cynicism, arrogance, narcissism, racism, xenophobia and perennial dumbness. This is our fate, our divine mission and our manifest destiny. Not that we are without fault, mind you, but we are like a chemotherapy for European stage-5 cancer. They can't live with us, can't live without us. Bummer!

    There should be a sign on each Serbian border crossing that reads: "Welcome to Serbia, pop. 9,000,000: proudly effing European pompous ayholes, nazi wannabes and alike sc*m since 620 AD".

    Case in point.
    (DEDA CVETKO, 14 March 2018 03:19)

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  7. The Balkans has 60+ million people with in its borders, plus millions more in the diaspora. Every ethnic group, though some hate eachother for one reason or another have more genetic kinship with one another than the other people’s of Europe. We share a common history, culture, political system and way of thinking. Juncker needs us more than we need him. We are the buffer zone between Europe and Turkey/Middle East, we have a better relationship with Russia, China and even America, posses a younger more robust workforce and have an abundance of untapped natural resources. The EU is finished and they know it. Britain is leaving, Italy and Central Europe have shifted right politcally and the Iberian peninsula is broke. To mr Juncker we the people’s of the Balkans have been playing political games for thousands of years, and are under no illusion when it comes to the EU, our main goal is to take advantage of you till the whole experiment implodes on itself.
    (Guest, 14 March 2018 00:05)

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  8. "The Western Balkans 'clearly see much more in us than we ourselves see in our Union,' says European Commission (EC) President Jean Claude Juncker."

    The "Western Balkans" (a name totally designed by committee since the actual Balkan mountain range lies exclusively in the Eastern Balkans) doesn't really see much in the European Union beyond a chance to travel without visa restrictions and an ability to apply for jobs in other countries. Yet if Jean Claude van Bureaucrat actually thinks they see the EU better than the EU sees itself, I truly shudder to think how the EU sees itself since it must be bordering on the nihilistic.
    (Balkan Anthropologist, 13 March 2018 19:36)

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  9. @ Trizo

    The same goes for Serbia. Serbia has to pay for what it has done. Yesterday Vulin attacked a US military officer saying Serbia is not a threat, AND LISTEN TO THIS, he said "our neighbors know we're not a threat". Serbia seems to be closer to twilight zone than reality. Every time they speak they do us a favor, and the favor is they remind us they can't be trusted.
    (Avni, 13 March 2018 17:25)

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  10. "that if a region, a dramatic region like the Western Balkans is so determined to reform from top to bottom in order to join our Union, then we must be a Union worth being part of."
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    The Western Balkans are determined to reform because they need to, for the sake of the people. As for a Union worth begin a part of, don't get your hopes up Mr Junker, that's not the case for Serbs. Your worth is in the fact that you are paying for those reforms, not that Serbs want to be a member, especially at the cost of Kosovo.

    So keep coming to Serbia, you know the Rakija is great and keep sending accession funds. You are happy and we are happy.
    (Zoran, 13 March 2018 16:29)

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  11. People reconcile when their mistakes have been paid for and compensated.

    Germany and the US have to do a lot more to think they will be forgiven so easily, unless of course you're a spineless wannabe illyrian lmao
    (trizo, 13 March 2018 15:31)

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