Croatia joins the EEA

Published: 11-04-2014
Joško Klisović, Deputy Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia, signing the EEA Enlargement Agreement
The Agreement on the participation of the Republic of Croatia in the European Economic Area and three related agreements were signed today.

Pending their entry into force, the above Agreement and one of the related agreements (the Additional Protocol to the Agreement between the Kingdom of Norway and the European Union on a Norwegian Financial Mechanism for the period 2009-2014), will be applied on a provisional basis as of 12 April 2014 in accordance with an exchange of letters also signed today between Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein and the European Union that provide for such provisional application.   

The other two related agreements (the Additional Protocol to the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Republic of Iceland consequent to the accession of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union, and the Additional Protocol to the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Kingdom of Norway consequent to the accession of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union) will apply provisionally as of 1 August 2014.

 

 

From left: Joško Klisović, Deputy Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia, Atle Leikvoll, Ambassador, Mission of Norway to the EU, Théodoros N. Sotiropoulos, Ambassador, Permanent Representation of Greece to the EU, Kurt Jäger, Ambassador, Mission of Liechtenstein to the EU, and Thorir Ibsen, Ambassador, Icelandic Mission to the EU

For further information, please consult our webpage on EEA Enlargement.

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