Serbia to open two more chapters in EU accession talks

Minister for European Integration Jadranka Joksimovic will lead Serbia's delegation to the Eighth Intergovernmental Conference in Luxembourg on Monday.

This will happen next week, Tanjug said it learned on Wednesday.

EU diplomatic sources in Brussels said Wednesday the ambassadors had, unanimously and without debate, backed Tuesday's decision by the EU working group on enlargement (COELA) to open Chapter 17 (Economic and Monetary Policy) and Chapter 18 (Statistics) with Serbia.

These chapters will be opened on Monday, Dec. 10 in Brussels, during the intergovernmental EU-Serbia conference.

With these two, Serbia will have 16 open chapters out of 35, with two provisionally closed.

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