Mrkic: Important for Western Balkans to be stable

BELGRADE - Ivan Mrkic, Serbia's outgoing minister of foreign affairs, attended a dinner in Brussels organized by EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton for foreign ministers of EU member states and candidate countries, the Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated on Tuesday.

During the working dinner, which was hosted on Monday evening, Serbia's role and contribution to the stability in the region was positively assessed, the statement reads.

“It is very important for the Western Balkan region to be stable, and that we turn to development, rather than causing political problems,” Mrkic said after the dinner.

As part of the political dialogue, the ministers of foreign affairs discussed Ukraine, the Southern Neighborhood (Syria and Egypt) and ongoing developments in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

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