European Affairs

Romania’s Road to the EU

Romania became a Member State of the European Union on 1 January 2007, within the established timetable, thus completing a process initiated in the mid 90’s.

Romania’s accession, together with the accession of Bulgaria, on 1 January 2007, concluded the fifth wave of enlargement of the Union, which had started on 1 May 2004 with the accession of eight Central and Eastern European countries, as well as Cyprus and Malta.

 

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