PM Marković and economy, foreign and transport ministers at Western Balkans Summit in Trieste

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    Trieste, Italy (12 July 2017) — Prime Minister Duško Marković and ministers of economy, foreign affairs and transport, Dragica Sekulić, Srđan Darmanović and Osman Nurković, will participate in Trieste today in the meeting of Heads of State or Government of the Western Balkan Six (WB6) within the Berlin Process, which will also host several parallel events in the field of cooperation in the region…

    Trieste, Italy (12 July 2017) — Prime Minister Duško Marković and ministers of economy, foreign affairs and transport, Dragica Sekulić, Srđan Darmanović and Osman Nurković, will participate in Trieste today in the meeting of Heads of State or Government of the Western Balkan Six (WB6) within the Berlin Process framework, which will also host several parallel events in the field of cooperation in the region.

    Prime Minister Marković will present the project of establishing in Montenegro the International Institute for Sustainable Technologies with the mission “Science for Peace.”

    He will also address the plenary session which, besides leaders of the Western Balkans Six, will be also attended by heads of governments of Italy, Austria, Germany, France, Croatia and Slovenia, as well as the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, EU High Representative for Foreign Policy and Security Federica Mogherini, Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič, EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn and Commissioner for Mobility and Transport Violeta Bulc.

    Summit will adopt the Regional Economic Area Action Plan arising from the commitments undertaken under the CEFTA Agreement and the SEE 2020 Strategy, based on the rules and principles of the European Union reflected in the Stabilisation and Association Agreements.

    Transport Community Agreement is also expected to be signed in Trieste summit. It is a document obliging the six Western Balkan countries to apply European directives in the field of road and rail transport.

    Heads of government of the six Western Balkan countries will adopt a declaration that reflects a strong commitment to further activities in the area of regional cooperation within the Western Balkans region and the European perspective of the countries of the region.

    PUBLIC RELATIONS SERVICE OF THE GOVERNMENT OF MONTENEGRO

    Source: Government of Montenegro