"Serbia's stance should be close to that of EU"

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"Serbia's stance should be close to that of EU"

BELGRADE -- European Parliament Rapporteur for Serbia Jelko Kacin says Serbia is expected to take a similar stance towards Ukraine as the European Union.

"As far as the attitude towards Ukraine, we hope that Serbia will understand what it is about and will take a position that is close to the position of the European Union. Montenegro has already been done that," he Tanjug.

On Thursday, the Serbian government said that its caretaker mandate prevents it from commenting on current political events in the world


The Slovenian politician added that the EU will on Friday sign the Stabilization and Association Agreement with Ukraine, and that a delegation of the European Parliament next week hold a joint three-day session with members of the Ukrainian parliament.

Kacin last night attended a meeting of the Slovenian Business Club in Belgrade where he spoke during a panel entitled "The Challenges of the Western Balkans in the medium-term perspective of the EU by 2020."

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