Daniel Korski

Balkan business

Catherine Ashton is visiting the Western Balkans this week on her first foreign trip as the EU’s top diplomat. Though she has come in for criticism for not going somewhere more foreign, like the Middle East, her visit to the region is, in fact, timely and should be welcomed.

The region has a few hurdles to clear on its journey away from the misery of the past and towards a more stable future.

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