Croatia Removes Customs Posts at Slovenia, Hungary BorderBulgaria in EU | July 1, 2013, Monday // 07:07| views
Croatia is the first new member of the European Union club since Bulgaria and Romania joined in 2007. File photo
Croatian officials have removed customs posts at the borders with Slovenia and with Hungary after the country became the 28th member of the European Union
Slovenia was the first former Yugoslav republic to have joined the bloc.
Croatia is the first new EU member since Bulgaria and Romania joined in 2007. It is 10 years since it applied.
Croatia's split from Yugoslavia triggered a 1991-1995 war to secure its independence.