Tajani: Serbia, W. Balkans should join EU as soon as possible

BELGRADE- Serbia and the Western Balkans should become a part of the EU as soon as possible, Italian Deputy PM and FM Antonio Tajani said in Belgrade on Tuesday, thanking Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic for the great efforts invested to reach a peaceful solution in the Balkans.

"I am very pleased with how our day went, especially because it is a cornerstone we laid to strengthen the relations between Italy and Western Balkan countries, including primarily Serbia, which we want to join our EU soon and become a part of it. I am confident that Europe is the name of the future of the Western Balkans," Tajani said at a press conference after a Serbia-Italy business and scientific forum.

He thanked Vucic for "everything he has done."

"He has always had full support from Italy when it comes to the issue of the relations with Kosovo. I know it has not been easy. I...

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