| |     ћирилица | latinica  
Home
President meets the ambassadors of the EU member states accredited to Serbia and the head of the European Union Delegation

The President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić met today the ambassadors of EU Member States accredited to Serbia and the Head of the EU Delegation Sem Fabrizi in the Palace of Serbia, to talk to them about topics such as dynamics of the accession negotiations between Serbia and EU, stability in the region, regional projects, as well as the Economic and Investment Plan presented by the European Commission together with the Enlargement package.

President Vučić once again confirmed that cooperation with the European Union and fully-fledged membership of Serbia remain one of the key foreign policy priorities of our country. He particularly emphasised that in this respect Serbia is honestly dedicated to further and deeper reforms, approaching them with responsibility and seriousness, and that it tries to adopt and apply the best practice through cooperation with institutions of the EU and its member states.

"Serbia will continue being dedicated to the promotion of peace and stability in the region, by improving bilateral relations with neighbours, and by strengthening regional cooperation while respecting all concluded agreements", President Vučić stated, adding that the European future of the Western Balkans is of utmost importance for both stability of the entire region and security and further prosperity of the EU.

Ambassadors pointed out that declarations on the common regional market and the Western Balkans green agenda, which were signed by Serbia and all leaders of the region, received a warm welcome in Brussels and EU Member Stated, and that good and solid connectivity and integration of the region largely facilitates the cooperation of the very Union with the Western Balkans in all areas of joint interest.

"As much as 70% of foreign investments come from the countries whose representatives are sitting here today", Head of the EU Delegation to Serbia Sem Fabrizi said, adding that Serbia can rest assured the EU will continue supporting and investing in the Serbian economy. While Covid-19 has put all economies under stress, Serbian economy has resisted and proved its resilience.  With the Economic and Investment Plan for the Western Balkans, the EU will remain Serbia's strongest partner for economic recovery which will support infrastructures, green and digital transition. We welcome the announced reforms in the areas of rule of law, including judiciary reforms and media freedom. This is precisely the base for acceleration of the accession process and we encourage the new government to keep working and implementing in this direction", Fabrizi said.

President Vučić pointed out that Serbia highly appreciates that the EU, despite numerous challenges it is facing has managed to preserve the enlargement issue on its agenda, especially through the recent adoption of a new, changed methodology of the negotiation process.

"In this respect, we expect from the EU that Serbia's accession negotiation dynamics follows and values our reform efforts", President Vučić said pointing out that Serbia is ready to continue working with its European partners on implementation of the reforms and numerous joint projects.

President Vučić particularly noted that Serbia welcomes the Economic and investment plan presented by the EC together with the Enlargement package, and expressed our country's readiness to continue working with the partners in the region on the implementation of this Plan so as to improve the economic potential of the region and achieve better infrastructure connection, which would bring us closer to the single European market.

"In this context, we hope the Multiannual financial framework 2021-2027 will be adopted soon, because that will mean a possibility to use funds designed for reform implementation in Serbia and in the region", President Vučić said, reiterating that Serbia remains on its European path with an honest faith in cooperation with the European partners.

"2020 has been an extremely difficult year for all, especially the impact of COVID–19. When I look at new Government's commitment to implement reforms, the Economic and Investment Plan of the EU, the new methodology and increased cooperation to fight COVID-19, I see 2021 with a much more favourable perspective for progressing the enlargement", Fabrizi concluded.

President Vučić also pointed out that Serbia is prepared to work intensively with the EU Member States on finding an adequate response to the new challenges, such as COVID-19 pandemic.

Belgrade, 8th December 2020
 


Print version
News
Impfung für ausländische Staatsbürger in Serbien
Marking the Day of Remembrance of the victims of the NATO aggression
Begehung des Gedenktages an die Opfer der NATO-Aggression
Treffen mit dem Leiter der Delegation der Europäischen Union
Meeting with the Head of the Delegation of the European Union
Minister Selakovic in a meeting with the Austrian Ambassador
Selakovic: Fight against all forms of crime is a priority of the Serbian Government
Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb and Ljubljana elected as the new Patriarch of Serbia
Дан Државности Републике Србије - 15.фебруар / National Feiertag der Republik Serbien - 15.Februar
President Vucic: Serbia is ready for dialogue on Kosovo and Metohija, but will refuse being humiliated
Meeting with the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Serbia
"Joy of Europe" - 52. International Gathering of Children of Europe, 2-5.10.2021
Minister Selakovic speaks for Politika: The year of rejuvenation of Serbian diplomacy
President Vucic: Serbia is the first in Europe in terms of growth
Every Serb in the diaspora is potentially a lobbyist
Minister Selakovic: New ambassadors will be appointed this year, but the goals remain the same
President Vucic: Serbia to remain on the course of a winning policy of stability
Serbian Prime Minister the first PM in Europe to receive a Covid-19 vaccine
Minister Selakovic met with leadership of the Danube Commission in Budapest
Vienna: Serbian library with over 5,000 books opens
Minister Selakovic: Full EU membership remains a priority of the new Government
Brnabic and Borrell: Political and economic aspects of negotiations
J. Joksimović and Roth on Serbia’s negotiations and new methodology
President meets the ambassadors of the EU member states accredited to Serbia and the head of the European Union Delegation
Candidature of the Republic of Serbia for re-election to the Executive Board of UNESCO
ABOLISHED VISAS FOR CITISENS OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, GRENADA, COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA AND TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran abolishes Decision on visa-free regime for citizens of the Republic of Serbia on the basis of reciprocity
Decision on termination of the validity of the Decision on the abolition of visas for entry into the Republic of Serbia for the nationals of the Islamic Republic of Iran, holders of ordinary passports
ABOLISHED VISAS FOR CITISENS OF ТHE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN, HOLDERS OF ORDINARY PASSPORTS
ABOLISHED VISAS FOR CITISENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF BURUNDI
GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES ADOPTED ON VISA EXEMPTION FOR THE NATIONALES OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA
Visa exemption for the citizens of Indonesia
Visa Exemption for Holders of Diplomatic and Official/Service passports of Serbia and Thailand
Visa Exemption for Holders of Diplomatic and Official/Service passports of Serbia and Indonesia
The Decision on visa exemption for the nationals of the Republic of India, holding ordinary passports
The Decision on visa exemption for the nationals of the Islamic Republic of Iran, holding ordinary passports
The Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Government of the People's Republic of China on mutual visa exemption for holders of ordinary passports
Hauptargumente der Republik Serbien für die Unannehmbarkeit der Mitgliedschaft des „Kosovo“ in die UNESCO
Zehn Jahrestag des Pogroms in Kosovo und Metochien, 17. – 18. März 2004
News - Archive