OCTOBER 25 2012 21:00h
The conference's host Polish FM Radoslaw Sikorski said that there was more and more talk about enlargement fatigue and diminishing attractiveness of the EU faced with its own problems.
European Commission Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fuele said that the new accession model would mean that the most difficult chapters (23 & 24) would be dealt with first and that this would reform aspirants for the better.
The foreign ministers of countries in Croatia's neighbourhood spoke about the difficulties their countries were faced with. Ms. Pusic said that the Croatia was offering its know-how to countries in the region.
Poland assumed the one-year-long chairmanship of the Visegrad Four in July. (Hina)