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BiH is ready to submit an application on 15 February

SARAJEVO – Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dr Dragan Čović said at the press conference held in the building of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, that Bosnia and Herzegovina is ready to submit an application for membership to the European Union on 15 February.

This date was given to Bosnia and Herzegovina by the Chairperson of the European Union in the next six months, the representative of The Nederland. 

According to Chairman Čović, the submission of the application will be held in presence of High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, and Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn, in order to highlight the importance of such an event.

Chairman Čović considers that the submission of the application reflects the will and commitment of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the European Union, and that it is realistic to expect Bosnia and Herzegovina to receive a candidate status at the beginning of next year, should the current working dynamics be upheld.

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