European Western Balkans

Johannes Hahn and Philip Reeker in Skopje this week

Skopje; Photo: Pixabay

SKOPJE – EU Enlargement Commissioner, Johannes Hahn will arrive in Skopje tomorrow to hold meetings with state and political leaders, Independent Balkan News Agency reports.

Hahn will meet with president Stevo Pendarovski, PM Zoran Zaev and VMRO-DPMNE leader in opposition, Hristijan Mickoski.

According to IBNA, the meetings will discuss integration reforms and expectations to launch accession talks in October. The agenda is also expected to include the new bill on the Public Prosecutor’s Office, which is supposed to regulate the future status of the Special Prosecutor’s Office.

After his visit to Skopje, Hahn will embark on a two-day visit to Belgrade, Serbia.

Meanwhile, in two days time, Skopje will also be visited by US Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasia, Philip Reeker. He will arrive in Skopje from Athens where he had meetings with the head of Greek diplomacy, Nikos Dendias and other government representatives.

In Skopje, Reeker will meet with president Stevo Pendarovski, PM Zoran Zaev, Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov and other government officials.

Reeker arrived in Greece on Sunday, July 21. He met with Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and other new government leaders to discuss core issues for the bilateral relationship including trade and investment, security and defense cooperation, regional stability, and energy.

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