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For the West Balkans region peace and stability are most important, says the message of the Chairman of the Council of Ministers, Denis Zvizdic. On the other hand, the Commissioner for Enlargement of the European Union, Johannes Hahn believes that certain countries of the region are going through a severe political crisis and ethnic tensions, which should be solved among friends.
These are just some of the messages from the opening of the Summit of the Prime Ministers of the Western Balkans in Sarajevo, attended by Montenegrin Prime Minister Dusko Markovic.
As reported by Radio Montenegro reporter from Sarajevo, Hahn said that the economy was the most important precondition for the progress of the neighboring countries on the European path.
Therefore, he recommends a common market of the Western Balkans, which would open at least 80 thousand jobs by 2025. By the end of the meeting, Hahn, as he said, expected from the regional leaders concrete proposals on strengthening bilateral cooperation and implementation of joint projects.
Host of the meeting, chairman of the Council of Ministers of BiH, Denis Zvizdic also noted that the region needed a connectivity, that is a better economic and political cooperation, adding that it was the only way the Western Balkans could become part of the European Union.
“The existence of the European perspective of our region for all of us individually meands not only taking over the Acquis, modern standards or access to funds but it seems to me that this is one of our key priorities, for us it represents stability, peace and security of the region “, stressed Zvizdic, reports the Anatolia.
He stressed the commitment of continued strengthening of the rule of law, promotion of freedom of speech and media, and strengthening the business environment in order to assist private sector development.
The Summit attended prime ministers of Albania, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia, and the European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Italy.
Source: Radio Television Montenegro