|Author (Corporate)||Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Poland|
|Publication Date||July 2019|
A summit between the European Union and the countries of the Western Balkans region was held on 3-5 July at the Poznań International Fair (Poland). During this meeting, the EU confirmed its commitment to strengthen cooperation with the region with a set of concrete measures.
The Poznań Summit is part of the Berlin process, an initiative of several EU Member States supporting efforts towards strengthening regional cooperation and the European perspective of the Western Balkans.
The Chair’s conclusions released on 05 July by the Polish Government focus on five separate areas: economy, connectivity, security, good neighbourly relations, as well as reconciliation and outstanding bilateral issues. One of the key messages of the Summit was directed to the EU leaders, who should keep its promise and reach a positive decision on the opening of accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Countries / Regions||Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|