North Macedonia and the EU: More ‘trauma’ before membership? - Conflict Zone.

There is "no alternative" to EU membership for North Macedonia, its prime minister tells DW’s Conflict Zone. But after 16 years of waiting and “too much trauma,” can Skopje overcome the serious hurdles it still faces to join the bloc? Zoran Zaev talks to host Sarah Kelly on the line from the capital.

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