Accession of Serbia to the European Union

Austria plans to open at least of 3 Serbia's EU chapters

A spokesman of the Austrian presidency says Vienna is hoping to open at least three new chapters in Serbia's EU accession talks.

The working bodies of the EU Council gave progressed the furthest in three negotiating chapters: 9, 17, and 18.

Serbia and the European Commission also submitted to the Council negotiating positions for chapters 2 and 4.

EU accession "contribution to stability of Europe"

They discussed the current political situation in the Western Balkans region, as well as the results of economic reforms in Serbia, the Serbian government announced.

Brnabic said that economic cooperation with Germany is constantly progressing, and that a special focus will be placed on the cooperation of small and medium-sized enterprises.