Promises and obligations made by presidents of Balkan countries

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President of Montenegro Filip Vujanović took part today in plenary meeting of leaders of Brdo – Brioni process in Sarajevo.

President of BiH and members of president board of BiH, President of Slovenia Borut Pahor, President of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, President of Macedonia Gjorge Ivanov, President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolić, President of Albania Bujar Nishani and President of Kosovo Hašim Tači also took part.

The meeting had a special guest, President of Italy Sergio Mattarella.

Presidents passed conclusions after the debate.

They agreed that the stability is the key of potential of South Eastern Europe and a guarantee of its integration in EU.

They recognized their responsibility to create stable political environment favorable for economic development and progress in the region.

They made promises to build trust, understanding and peace among their countries and other leaders in the region, through participation in direct and open dialogue, with a goal to overcome differences, and promote truth, justice, and rule of law.

They said they would support each other and work to help each other in EU integration process, and NATO integration process.

They said they would take concrete activities in order to solve remaining open matters through intense dialogue and political communication at the highest level, in accordance with international laws.

They will refrain from the rhetorics that can contribute to tension and political instability.

They will seek coordinated solutions for current global threats, such as immigrant crisis and terrorism, and they will try to minimize the influence of those threats in the region.

They will work to improve educational systems and to widen the possibilities for young people, in order to stop negative demographic trends, such as young people leaving the country.

They will work to strengthen gender equality, especially in leadership, and they will work to stop violence towards women and family violence.

They will work to make the economic market better, to minimize obstacles that prevent free flow of people, goods and capital in the region.

They will improve our connections through joint projects in the areas of energy, infrastructure and transport, using the instruments of regional cooperation.

They will continue to implement standards of EU and promotion of European values through ambitious political, justice, social and economic reforms that build better societies and economies for all our citizens.

Leaders believe that the integration of the region in EU will accomplish and strengthen the founding vision of European Union, that of all of its people united in peace and prosperity.

“We remain firmly dedicated to this vision and we will continue to work within Brdo-Brioni process as a key platform for political dialogue at the highest level”, the participators stated.

They welcomed Macedonian visit, and agreed that Macedonia should host the next meeting in 2017.

Source: Cafe Del Montenegro