Rough Start EU Plans Sanctions Against Newest Member Croatia

Just days before its summer entry into the European Union, Croatia shocked EU leaders by amending its extradition laws to protect its citizens from prosecution abroad. Brussels plans to respond with the unusual step of suspending aid to the country.
Croatia became the 28th member of the EU on July 1.

Croatia became the 28th member of the EU on July 1.

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acb -- with wires