Croatia - Bosnia and Herzegovina: Agreements on border management signed
Brussels (19 June) - Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle and Commissioner for Health and Consumers Tonio Borg welcomed the signature of three important bilateral agreements between the Republic of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina in Brussels today. The signature took place in the framework of the third Trilateral Ministerial meeting on border management issues in the light of the forthcoming accession of Croatia into the EU.
Moldova: First visit of the new Speaker of Parliament to Brussels
Brussels (18th June) –Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle met with the new Speaker of the Moldovan Parliament Igor Corman in Brussels on Tuesday. After the meeting he said:
Montenegro: need to deal with accumulating domestic challenges
Brussels (18 June 2013) - Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle met with Prime Minister of Montenegro Milo Djukanović in Brussels today. The main focus of their discussions was the political situation in the country and progress in accession negotiations. Commissioner Füle noted that challenges have been accumulating lately on Montenegro´s political agenda and that the country had started dealing with them. In relation to the accession negotiations, including the screening process, he stated that they were progressing well, but reiterated the importance of maintaining the momentum on the implementation of the necessary reforms.
Parliamentary elections in Albania on 23 June 2013
Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the Commission, and Štefan Füle, Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, made today the following statement: