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European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR)

Regional co-operation

European Commission - Enlargement - Regional co-operation

The European Union promotes regional co-operation with the aim of enhancing regional stability and security. Regional co-operation must be a factor of integration through the development of infrastructures and networks and the establishment of free trade areas between neighbouring countries. Regional co-operation is an essential element of the Stabilisation and Association process*.

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