Weber: Germany and France will help dialogue, if necessary

Germany took over the presidency of the EU Council on July 1, and together with France, it is ready to help the dialogue between Belgrade and Prishtina, if necessary, German Ambassador to Podgorica Robert Weber said.

"EU Special Representative for Dialogue Belgrade - Pristina and other regional issues in the Western Balkans, Miroslav Lajcak announced that the EU-sponsored dialogue will officially resume in July. We explicitly support the Special Representative in this and together with France we are ready to offer assistance if necessary," Weber told Podgorica's daily Pobjeda.

He pointed out that EU enlargement and the Western Balkans are one of the priorities of the German presidency of the EU Council.

"We want to finalize the negotiating framework and start accession negotiations with Northern Macedonia, as well as with Albania when it meets the necessary conditions," Weber said.