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European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR)

Potential candidates

European Commission - Enlargement - Potential candidates

Since June 2000 (European Council of Feira), all EU partners in the Western Balkans involved in the Stabilisation and Association process*, which are not yet recognised as candidates, are considered potential candidates for EU membership. Currently, Kosovo and Georgia are potential candidates.

For more details, see the following sections on our website: