Serbia – Conversation between Clément Beaune and Jadranka Joksimovic (8 February 2021)


Clément Beaune, Minister of State for European Affairs, attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, met via video conference with Jadranka Joksimovic, Serbian Minister of European Integration, on February 8.

The minister of state reaffirmed France’s support for Serbia’s strategic choice in support of accession to the EU and for its efforts to implement the necessary reforms, especially with respect to the rule of law, which is at the heart of the European project. The reform of the accession process makes this process more credible, appealing and reversible.

Lastly, with respect to the response to Covid-19, the minister of state reaffirmed France’s desire to see increased EU support for neighboring countries.