Balkans: Juncker in Sofia on March 1 with regional leaders

At the end of his tour of the Western Balkans
Balkans: Juncker in Sofia on March 1 with regional leaders
23 February 09:05 2018 Print This Article

The EC President, Jean-Claude Juncker, will be in Sofia on March 1st to meet with Bulgaria’s premier Boyko Borissov, holding the rotating presidency of the EU Council of Ministers, along with the leaders of the Western Balkan countries. Juncker will visit the Bulgarian capital at the end of a tour of the countries in the Balkan region, which will start on February 25 and whose objective is to reaffirm the European prospect for the Western Balkans. There first stage of the tour will be in Macedonia, from where Juncker will move to Albania in the evening. Juncker will be in Serbia in the afternoon of February 26, whereas he will visit Montenegro and Bosnia-Herzegovina on February 27, and Kosovo on February 28. Juncker’s tour is part of the preparations for the EU summit focusing on the Western Balkans, which is scheduled for May in Sofia.

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