Foreign ministers of European Union member states and Western Balkan countries met in Sarajevo June 2 to discuss the integration of the Western Balkan into the EU which, according to EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton, is “one of the last challenges to building a democratic and unified Europe.” The meeting in Saravejo would reaffirm the EU’s commitment to Western Balkan’s countries, Ashton noted prior to to the gathering.

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