Kosovo – Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – Conversations between Harlem Désir and his counterparts (Paris, April 7, 2015)


Harlem Désir, minister of state for European affairs, will be welcoming Bekim Çollaku, the Kosovar minister for European integration, and Ana Blazeska, Macedonian state secretary for European affairs.

During the meeting with Mr. Çollaku, the two ministers will review relations between the European Union and Kosovo, focusing in particular on migration issues as well as the process of normalizing relations between Pristina and Belgrade with the support of the EU high representative for foreign affairs and security policy.

With Ms. Blazeska, Mr. Désir will discuss the political situation in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia as well as the additional efforts expected of that country as part of its rapprochement with the EU, particularly with respect to the rule of law, an independent judiciary, and media freedom.