On 18th April 2007, the EUIC in Sarajevo hosted a discussion with H.E. Imre Varga, Ambassador of Hungary. H.E. Varga had the opportunity to enlighten the participants on the experiences of Hungary joining the European Union. The attendees of this round table discussion were members of the council of the municipality „Stari grad“, staff from EU Info Center and their Director Ms. Olga Palinkašev as well as members of news agencies from Sarajevo (ONASA, Fena) and newspapers Dnevni avaz and Dnevni list.
Any candidate country wishing to join the EU must meet the political and economic criteria and has to fully transpose and implement EU laws and standards’’, commented H.E. Varga.