Borrell: Important, symbolic step taken towards forming Community

BRUSSELS - EU foreign policy and security chief Josep Borrell said Tuesday's round of the Brussels dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina had produced an "important and symbolic step" towards the establishment of a Community of Serb Municipalities.

Speaking to reporters after a high-level meeting between Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Pristina's PM Albin Kurti, Borrell voiced concern over a potential escalation in the north of Kosovo-Metohija.

He added that, despite disagreements, the parties had agreed to start negotiations on the statute of the Community "in the near future."

"...Today, the Management Team comprised of Kosovo Serbs finally presented to the Parties the first draft. It is not the final draft, it is a starting point, but here it is, the first draft of the Statute of this Association/Community of the Kosovo Serb-majority municipalities. <...

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