Comprehensive normalisation (between Serbia and Kosovo) implies that both sides will not undertake actions which might stop or seriously hinder the development of the other. For the development of Kosovo and the region it will be important for it to gradually join international organisations – Axel Dittmann
In recent years, Serbia’s reform-minded government has made great strides, as evidenced by macroeconomic indicators. The government deficit is back in control, GDP is growing again at three per cent per year, and international credit rating agencies are upgrading its status. As the European economic crisis seems to be abating, with the ECB even talking of winding down quantitative easing, this will also further strengthen the rebound of the Serbian economy
An economist by training, Swiss Ambassador H.E. Philippe Guex monitors Serbia’s economic reforms with particular attention and claims that the biggest successes in the European integration process have been made on the macroeconomic front.
One of the main priorities of Bulgaria’s presidency of the EU will be supporting the Western Balkan countries and the preparation process for EU enlargement. Serbia’s EU perspective is clear, but membership depends primarily on the speed of reforms in this country - Radko Vlaykov, Bulgarian Ambassador to Serbia
Western Balkan countries which genuinely want to belong to the EU, and share and defend its basic values and political objectives, are being offered ample opportunities for implementing such a policy. The statement by German Foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel, on a “Berlin Process reloaded” is only the latest example of the willingness of the EU and member states to continue extending a helping hand to those committed to the EU project – Leo D’Aes
Postoji dosta snažno mišljenje da je izjava predsednika Evropske komisije (Ž. K. Junker) o zaustavljanju proširenja za vreme njegovog mandata bila prilično nesrećna, s obzirom na to da zemljama Zapadnog Balkana članstvo u EU predstavlja jedinu viziju i najbolju opciju za njihov razvoj. Verujem da će Evropska komisija u novom sastavu imati mudriji pristup – Nj. e. Vladimir Gasparič
The Netherlands was one of the founding members of what is now the European Union, 60 years ago this month. It has brought us prosperity and peace. As a small country with an open economy, the Netherlands understands like no other the interdependence of us and our neighbours, as well as the benefits that cooperation can bring
TAFE’s takeover of IMT and its becoming a strategic partner of Serbia in the crucial sector of tractor manufacturing is an historic event that will improve Serbian agriculture, strengthen India’s commercial presence in Serbia and attract potential Indian investors to Serbia