RCC Secretary General and Montenegrin Prime Minister discuss cooperation

The RCC Secretary General, Hido Biscevic, and the Montenegrin Prime Minister, Milo Djukanovic, discussed in Podgorica today political developments in South East Europe (SEE) and importance of the SEE countries’ steady progress towards EU integration.

Secretary General Biscevic informed Prime Minister Djukanovic of the new strategy for the 2011-13 activities of the RCC Secretariat that is currently being prepared, and the related intention of the organization to focus its future activities on regional development projects. The two officials highlighted the significance of regional cooperation in SEE on such projects, also in view of the global economic crisis.

The RCC Secretary General and the Montenegrin Prime Minister stressed the importance of European perspective for all the Western Balkan countries. In this context, they singled out two forthcoming events: the Slovenian-Croatian initiative for a high-level meeting of Western Balkan countries expected to take place this March, and the EU-Western Balkans Forum to be organized under the auspices of the Spanish EU Presidency in June 2010.

The meeting is a part of a series of consultations the RCC Secretary General has undertaken with the region’s leaders in the course of preparations of the 2011-13 strategy of the RCC Secretariat.