EU threatens to freeze membership talks with Serbia

European Union foreign ministers threatened to freeze talks with Serbia on its EU membership bid today.

They set an end-of-March deadline for Belgrade to hand over top fugitive Ratko Mladic.

EU officials in Brussels said EU Enlargement Commissioner Olli Rehn warned Belgrade that talks scheduled for April could be postponed if Mladic has not been handed over for trial at the UN war crimes tribunal.

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