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European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations
News article7 February 2018Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations

Commissioner Hahn travels to Belgrade and Podgorica

Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, will be in Serbia from 7 to 8 February and Montenegro on Friday 9 February. These are the first visits immediately following yesterday's Commission's adoption...

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Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, will be in Serbia from 7 to 8 February and Montenegro on Friday 9 February.

These are the first visits immediately following yesterday's Commission's adoption of the Strategy 'A credible enlargement perspective for and enhanced EU engagement with the Western Balkans'.

Meeting with key countries' representatives – political authorities including opposition groups as well as representatives of the civil society organisations, Commissioner Hahn will discuss the Strategy and its implications for the two countries and the whole region.

In Serbia, Commissioner Hahn will meet with President Aleksandar Vučić, Prime Minister Ana Brnabić, representatives of opposition parties and of Serbian NGOS and civil society organisations.

Commissioner Hahn will also attend, together with Prime Minister Ana Brnabić, the signing ceremony of two financial agreements between the EU and Serbia on integrated border management and on support to Serbia hosting refugees.

In Montenegro, Commissioner Hahn will meet with Prime Minister Duško Marković, he will address the Parliament, will engage in discussions with civil society representatives in attendance and will visit an EU funded connectivity project on Podgorica Railway Station.

Videos and photos of the visit will be available on EbS.

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