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Old 09-14-2018, 11:16 PM   #11
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I think all this riff raff has to do with NATO and not EU. I think the EU accepting MKD in the EU is the price the west is willing to pay for aggressive NATO expansion...
I also believe it is all about NATO...or more specifically it is about the US/NATO keeping Russia out of Europe.

Once Macedonia becomes a completely compliant American statelet (as of Oct 1 2018) the US and its western lackeys will focus their efforts on Serbia (and their dysfunctional relationship with Kosovo) using the Macedonian capitulation model as their blueprint.
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Old 09-14-2018, 11:46 PM   #12
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PS - With the exception of Slovenia and maybe Lithuania, all former communist countries new to the EU are struggling and wish they could get out of the EU
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Slovenia was the economic powerhouse of Yugoslavia. Doing ok as part of the EU wouldn't be a problem. But you can't polish a turd ... Hence Bulgaria, Romania, Greece etc.
This is not the status of former socialist countries in EU.
Here's GDP per capita (nominal) with Greece as refererence point (100), 2017 IMF data

Slovenia 127
Czech Rep 108
Estonia 106
Greece 100
Slovakia 95
Lithuania 90
Latvia 83
Hungary 83
Poland 74
Croatia 70
Romania 58
Bulgaria 43
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