Southeastern Europe

Three presidents urge acceleration of EU talks for W Balkans

Brijuni – The presidents of Slovenia, Croatia and Austria urged accelerating EU accession talks with Western Balkan countries and condemned the war in Ukraine, which they believe cannot be resolved diplomatically at the moment. At their annual meeting in Croatia, they also discussed NATO enlargement and Croatia’s eurozone and Schengen zone entry.

Someone really asked: And what about the Western Balkans?

Nechamer points out that the Western Balkans is just as important geo-strategically, and he added that Macron's idea is not concrete yet.
"We need an intermediate step, which is something more than candidate status, and which essentially does not change anything, but provides an accession perspective," the Austrian Chancellor explained.

Pahor assures Vučić of Slovenia’s further support for region’s EU path

Vipava – President Borut Pahor assured his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vučić on Monday of Slovenia’s continued support for the European perspective of the Western Balkans. At the start of Vučić’s working visit to Slovenia, Pahor said that in order to ensure peace and stability, leaders in the region must be careful not to escalate the situation.

Vučić from Slovenia: "They are always there to help"; Dinner with Pahor PHOTO / VIDEO

President Vucic addressed the public from Slovenia, thanking first his hosts for their hospitality, and then emphasizing that Pahor was right when he stated that responsibility is on everyone in the Western Balkans when it comes to peace and stability.

Foto: B92

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