This week, the EU institutions and Member States reaffirmed their unequivocal support to the European perspective of the Western Balkans. While recognising the progress achieved, they underlined the continued need to focus on fundamental reforms.
The eighth meeting of the Accession Conference with Serbia at Ministerial level was held today in Luxembourg to open negotiations on Chapter 13 - Fisheries and Chapter 33 - Financial and budgetary provisions.
1. The EU-Montenegro Stabilisation and Association Council (SA Council) held its ninth meeting on 25 June 2018. The meeting was chaired by Ms Ekaterina ZAHARIEVA, Foreign Minister of Bulgaria, on behalf of the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini. Mr Johannes HAHN, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, represented the European Commission.
Prof. Dr. Srdjan Darmanović, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro, led the Montenegrin delegation.
In the presence of their Prime Ministers as well as high-level representatives of the European Union and the United Nations, Foreign Ministers Nikola Dimitrov and Nikos Kotzias signed today at the Prespa Lake the agreement resolving the name issue, following 25 years of diplomatic negotiations between the two countries.
The EU – Western Balkans Summit in Sofia today reaffirmed the EU's commitment towards its Western Balkans partners, reiterating the region's belonging to the European family. The Summit has set out actions to strengthen cooperation in the areas of connectivity, security and rule of law.
Сегодня на Саммите ЕС – Западные Балканы в Софии Европейский Союз подтвердил приверженность партнерам на Западных Балканах, подчеркивая, что место данного региона в европейской семье. На Саммите были изложены шаги по укреплению сотрудничества в области взаимодействия, безопасности и верховенства права.