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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent progress has been made on implementation of the EU enlargement strategy in respect of (a) Albania, (b) Macedonia, (c) Turkey, (d) Bosnia-Herzegovina, (e) Kosovo, (f) Croatia, (g) Serbia and (h) Montenegro; and which countries included in the enlargement strategy he expects to receive pre-accession funding.
Full details can be found in the 2008 Progress Reports at
All countries included in the enlargement strategy receive funding through the European Commission's Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA). This is due to amount to €7.58 billion overall for the period 2007-11 to support political and economic reform and preparation for EU membership. A breakdown of IPA funding by country is available at the European Commission's Multi-Annual Indicative Financial Frameworks website