Change and continuity in Bulgaria and Romania’s foreign policies post-EU accession

@article{Nioiu2020ChangeAC,
  title={Change and continuity in Bulgaria and Romania’s foreign policies post-EU accession},
  author={Cristian Niţoiu and Teodor Lucian Moga},
  journal={European Politics and Society},
  year={2020},
  volume={22},
  pages={277 - 294}
}
ABSTRACT For much of the post-Cold War period the most important foreign policy priority for Bulgaria and Romania was framed by the aim of ‘returning to Europe’. The goal to integrate in the European and Euro-Atlantic structures was so pervasive that it dominated the domestic, but more importantly, the foreign policy agendas of the two countries. Securing membership of the European Union (EU) and then preparing for it raised a large number of challenges for the foreign policies of Romania and… 
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