At a press conference on Wednesday, EU Commission president Barroso told that Serbia "could" become an EU candidate country in 2009, without making a clear timing commitment.
However, when you read Barroso's speaking points for the press conference (video extract), there is no date mentioned - which in fact is a definite sign that 2009 remains very hypothetical.
Without a consensual agreement on the Kosovo question, I do not see this coming, and I do not see a consensual agreement coming either...
Nun wird auch die Ukraine nervös
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