FIIA Comment

FIIA Comment 4 (2012)   

Will the EU road open for Kosovo as well?
The agreement between Serbia and Kosovo on the dispute over Kosovo’s name raises hopes of bringing Kosovo closer to the EU

Published 7.3.2012

Tanja Tamminen
The Finnish Institute of International Affairs

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Serbia was granted EU candidate status on 2 March 2012. This will probably secure an election victory for the pro-European forces in the country, but it is also hoped that the positive momentum will bring Kosovo closer to the EU. Kosovo’s future now depends on the good faith of the EU member states and institutions.


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