"Serbia is important for region's stability": Fajon is optimistic about EU enlargement
She noted that Serbia is an important country for the stability of the region, and that she expects the opening of negotiating chapters to continue, the parliament announced
Serbian Parliament President Maja Gojkovic spoke today with the chairwoman of the EP Delegation in the EU-Serbia Parliamentary Committee for Stabilization and Association, Tanja Fajon, who said she was optimistic that EU enlargement would remain high on the agenda.
She noted that Serbia is an important country for the stability of the region, and that she expects the opening of negotiating chapters to continue, the parliament announced.
She stated that it was extremely important for her as a MEP and chair of the EU Delegation in the Parliamentary Committee for Stabilization and Association for active work to continue on EU enlargement to the Western Balkans region.
Fajon and Gojkovic, who met on the eve of the 11th meeting of the EU-Serbia Parliamentary Committee for Stabilization and Association, to be held in the Serbian parliament on Wednesday and Thursday, discussed Serbia's European integration, as well as current issues regarding the work of the National Assembly.
Gojkovic said that the upcoming meeting of the Parliamentary Committee represents an opportunity to review the current situation regarding Serbia's accession to the European Union, and said that she expects progress in the work of the Serbian parliament to be noticed, which has implemented the suggestions made in the European Commission's Progress Report on Serbia.
Gojkovic noted that the first round of inter-party dialogue was held in October in the National Assembly with the mediation of the European Parliament in order to improve electoral environment, and that a new round of talks was to be held in November.