Borrell meets Dacic, underlines importance to implement obligations

EU High Representative Josep Borrell met with Serbian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic in Brussels on Tuesday.

A press release issued by Borrell’s office notes that he reiterated the EU’s commitment to Serbia’s EU path.

“In this context, he looked forward to continued progress in the implementation of reforms and commitments taken in the framework of accession negotiations, including on rule of law and media freedom. He also welcomed Serbia’s steps towards aligning its visa policy with the EU.”

“On the EU-facilitated Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue, High Representative Borrell reiterated the need to overcome the permanent crisis management and therefore expected constructive engagement on the EU’s recent proposal on normalization of relations. He took positive note of President Vucic’s public intervention on this issue yesterday. The High Representative further underlined the importance for both parties to fully implement all pending Dialogue obligations, including the establishment of the Association/Community Serb-majority municipalities.”