Minister Dacic and Johannes Hahn discuss further steps in negotiations on Serbia’s EU membership

First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Ivica Dacic met today, in Belgrade, European Neighbourhood Policy Enlargement Negotiations Commissioner Johannes Hahn.

The interlocutors exchanged views about the current developments in the relations between Serbia and the European Union, particularly touching on reforms implemented by Belgrade in the context of actions plans for negotiating chapters 23 and 24, which cover topics ranging from democracy building to the rule of law.

The collocutors also discussed further steps in Serbia’s accession talks with the European Union, primarily concerning the opening of new chapters by the end of 2017, the future of the dialogue on the normalization of relations with Pristina and regional cooperation.