Mogherini held a series of bilateral meetings with the Western Balkans’ leaders

Federica Mogherini; Photo: European Union 2017

BERLIN – The EU High Representative Federica Mogherini held a series of bilateral meetings with the Western Balkans’ leaders in Berlin this afternoon.

Ahead of a meeting organised by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron, Mogherini met with the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denis Zvizdić, President and Prime Minister of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić and Ana Brnabić, President of Kosovo Hashim Thaçi of Kosovo. She also met with Prime Minister of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev, Prime Minister of Albania Edi Rama and with the President of Montenegro, Milo Đukanović.

In these bilateral discussions, the High Representative and the leaders discussed the situation in the region and reaffirmed the importance and the commitment to regional cooperation, good neighbourly relations and reconciliation, where the Prespa agreement was set as a historical example. In addition, they also discussed the progress and future perspectives on their respective paths towards the EU.