Yesterday, the Prime Minister of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, while commenting on the upcoming Balkan Summit in Paris, said that he expects that Croatia will repeat their reasons for blocking Serbia’s EU accession talks. “But tomorrow – Croatia will get clear answers from Serbia”, Vučić added.
Yesterday, a meeting on the Serbian negotiations under Netherlands’ presidency held by the EU Working group was ended without support from Croatia and the UK for Serbia to open Chapter 23. A Croatian representative withheld his support due to “substantial reasons”, while the UK representative cited “technical reasons”.
Last night, over 25,000 protesters gathered in the streets of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. During the fourth protest of last two months, protesters repeated their demands for the resignation of the senior Belgrade officials who are being accused of indifference towards the “illegal demolition” of several buildings on the night of April 25.
Officials of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia have voiced their shock and concern after Brexit results, however, these countries repeated their firm determination to join EU.