Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations is travelling to Belgrade, Serbia the day after the State of the European Union, to reaffirm the EU's perspective for the country and the Western Balkan region, as set out by President Juncker in his address yesterday. Commissioner Hahn will reiterate the unquestionable commitment of the EU to Serbia's EU integration and support for its reform process. He will discuss with his interlocutors the state of play of Serbia's accession process as well as priority issues such as the implementation of the Regional Economic Area and the connectivity agenda. Tomorrow, 15 September Johannes Hahn will meet with President Aleksandar Vučić, Prime Minister Ana Brnabić, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dačić. Commissioner Hahn will also participate in the event 'EU-Serbia: A strategic partnership for the future' organised by the European Convent, where he will deliver a speech and will have an exchange with Serbian Erasmus students. Videos and photos of the visit will be available on EbS.
- Publication date
- 14 September 2017
- Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations