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Europe will not be fully united without Balkans: Polish FM

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Julian Horodyski 04.07.2019 15:00
Europe cannot be seen as fully united without the Western Balkans, Poland’s Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said on Thursday.
Poland's Jacek Czaputowicz. Photo: PAP/Marek Zakrzewski

Czaputowicz said that his country wanted to increase stability and development of Western Balkans through stronger cooperation with the region’s countries.

Poland’s top diplomat was speaking at the 6th Western Balkans Summit in the western Polish city of Poznań.

During the gathering, which runs until Friday, heads of government from more than a dozen European nations are slated to discuss a range of issues that are key for the Western Balkans region.

The summit is being held as part of the Berlin Process, an initiative launched by Germany and aiming to promote regional cooperation among Western Balkan countries aspiring to join the European Union.

The Berlin Process brings together EU membership candidates Montenegro, Serbia, North Macedonia and Albania, and potential candidates Bosnia-and-Herzegovina and Kosovo, as well as eight EU member states.

Poland this year holds the rotating presidency of the Berlin Process.


Source: PAP

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