Chapter 31: A Stumbling Block?

Chapter 31 deals with the Common Foreign, Security and Defence Policy of the European Union (EU).

The condition for joining the EU is the acceptance of all rights and obligations on which the union is based, as well as the institutional framework which it consists of. In this paper, you can read how the process of harmonization of legislation with the European Union is going and where Serbia is on that path, what are the main obstacles for progress in the integration and harmonization process. Finally, it talks about how the European Commission’s Progress Reports assess Serbia’s readiness in terms of foreign, security and defence policy.