At Sofia forum Western Balkans leaders express support for promoting integration processes

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At the conference on the regional and European integration of the Western Balkans, taking place in Sofia, Kosovo President Hashim Thaci stated that the region has never been better positioned for strengthening their shared process of integration into the EU. In his statement Macedonia’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev focused on the need to unite the national economies in the Western Balkans so they may be able to participate in other markets together. Serbia’s Prime Minister Ana Brnabic declared that in its own European integration efforts, her country also firmly supports the efforts of Albania and Macedonia to this end. The president of Montenegro on his part called for speeding up the process of the region’s accession to the EU. The participants agreed that as the infrastructure develops, especially with the construction of Pan-European corridors 8 and 10, relations with the EU will deepen. 

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