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Zagreb street - Liddington defended Croatia's readiness to join (Photo: Sobrecroacia.com)

British MPs question Croatia's EU credentials

British MPs have voiced concern about human trafficking and broader criminality in Croatia as it gets set to join the EU.

Deputies spoke out during a debate in parliament on Tuesday (6 November) on British ratification of the Balkan country's EU entry treaty.

Amid broad cross-party support for the move, oposition Labour party and ruling Conservative party MPs said Croatia risks becoming an EU entry point for human traffickers and irregular migrants.

Labour party MP Michae...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Zagreb street - Liddington defended Croatia's readiness to join (Photo: Sobrecroacia.com)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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