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28. 5. 2013 18:23

Croatian way to the EU is paved by rational approach

Public debate „European Cup of Tea With Croatian Flavour took place on 28 May 2013 in Liechtenstein Palace on Prague Kampa island. The event was dedicated to the Croatia´s EU accession and as the guest speakers attended H. E. Frane Krnić, Ambassador of Croatia to the Czech Republic, Igor Blahušiak, Deputy Director of European Affairs Information Department of the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic, and Martin Ježek, editor of Czech Radio and former correspondent in the Balkans.

„The majority of our economy will benefit from the accession to the European market with 500 millions consumers, moreover, for the Croats the enhancement of political and regional security is also very important,“ stated Ambassador Krnić. He summed-up that Croatian population favours the EU accession not only because „the calculator in head“ demonstrates more positive aspects than negative ones. Enlargment proces should - according to Ambassador´s statement - continue and embrace also the rest of Western Balkan states.

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