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Slovak parliament approves Croatia entering the EU

Slovakia’s parliament approved Croatia's accession to the European Union on February 1 with 145 MPs voting in favour, the TASR newswire wrote. The accession agreement had been ceremonially signed at the European Council session in December 2011 by Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radičová. Slovakia's ratification of the document will be complete when President Ivan Gašparovič signs it.

Slovakia’s parliament approved Croatia's accession to the European Union on February 1 with 145 MPs voting in favour, the TASR newswire wrote.

The accession agreement had been ceremonially signed at the European Council session in December 2011 by Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radičová. Slovakia's ratification of the document will be complete when President Ivan Gašparovič signs it.

The accession process should be concluded by June 30, 2013 and Croatia will become the 28th member state of the European Union on July 1, 2013.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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