RCC Secretary General, Serbian Foreign Minister meet in Belgrade

31 January 2012

Hido Biscevic, Secretary General of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), met in Belgrade today with Vuk Jeremic, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia and the current chair of the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP), to talk about regional cooperation and political developments in South East Europe.

The two officials discussed general shape of developments in the region, including the impact of unresolved issues on the European Union (EU) enlargement process. In addition, they evaluated the current situation in the EU itself.

“It is important that the enlargement dynamics is preserved in order to fully stabilize the region of South East Europe”, said Secretary General Biscevic.

“At the same time, efforts by Belgrade and Pristina to find a solution to the latter’s representation at regional fora must be encouraged to support all-inclusive regional cooperation.”

The two officials agreed to intensify discussion on the future of regional cooperation, with a view to strengthen the roles of the SEECP and the RCC.

The meeting was held ahead of the informal meeting of the SEECP ministers of foreign affairs, held in Belgrade today, with participation of Secretary General Biscevic.