SOFIA – Serbia is for the intended accession to the European Union (EU) is willing to make a compromise with Kosovo. “But for every compromise of the two parties”, said the Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic on Friday in the Bulgarian capital Sofia. “The dialogue with Kosovo will be difficult. But Serbia wants to give everything,” said Vucic after a meeting with his Bulgarian colleague Rumen Radev.
The EU integration of the western Balkans is one of the important points of the Bulgarian presidency of the EU in the first half of 2018. The European Commission the western Balkans, such as Serbia and Montenegro, encouraged the necessary reforms for accession to the EU in 2025.
,,2025 is indeed an ambitious objective for the European path of Serbia”, stressed Vucic. ,,We will do everything possible to meet the accession criteria”, he promised.
One of the main conditions for accession to the EU for Serbia is the reconciliation with the neighboring Kosovo, ten years ago Serbia its independence. That did enormous amount of pain on the Serbs, who even at completely random moments – such as winning a sportmedaille – aloud ’Kosovo is Serbia!’ chant.
Belgrade recognizes the independence of the province, which is almost exclusively inhabited by Albanians.