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EU holds summit aiming to create free trade bloc in Balkans

12 July 2017
EU holds summit aiming to create free trade bloc in Balkans

The leaders of six Western Balkan countries are meeting European Union representatives in Trieste, Italy on Wednesday – in an attempt to kick start a free trade bloc in the region.

The EU says the plan could create up to 80,000 jobs.

Our Europe correspondent Elena Casas reports from Brussels