European Western Balkans

Meetings of Kosovo state delegation with the EU top officials

Ulrike Lunacek and Bekim Çollaku

BRUSSELS – The Kosovo delegation in Brussels part of which is the Minister of the European Integration Mr. Bekim Çollaku, met yesterday with the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, and Vice President of the European Parliament, Mrs. Ulrike Lunacek.

The topics of these meetings were focused on the priorities of European integration with particular emphasis on concluding the visa liberalization process. The representatives from the EU were also interested in the political developments in Kosovo, including the return to the normal course of functioning of institutions and the continuity of the dialogue for normalization of relations with Serbia.

Later Kosovo delegation held separate meetings with President of the European Commission Mr. Jean Claude Juncker and EU Commissioner for Home Affairs Mr. Dimitris Avramopoulos.

The parties have discussed all important issues of common interest including the current developments in the EU, the current situation in Kosovo and the common challenges in the fight against terrorism and extremism. The main topic of the meetings was to discuss and have consent on the last procedural steps in closure of the visa liberalization process.


Related posts

Panel Discussion: Connecting the Western Balkan to the EU – what now?

EWB Archives

Ivanov refused to give the mandate to Zaev since it "undermined the country’s sovereignty"

EWB Archives

POLITICO: Enlargement is not high on the EU’s agenda, but that isn’t stopping its would-be members

EWB Archives