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The European Union has promised Serbia and Kosovo investment payments for the normalization of relations

European Union (EU) promised Serbia And Kosovo for the timely implementation of all provisions of the agreement on the way to the normalization of relations, to organize a special donor conference within 150 days to form a program of financial assistance for Belgrade and pristin. This is reported TASS with reference to the text of the annex to the agreement.

The document was approved at a trilateral meeting of the EU, Serbia and Kosovo in Ohrid in North Macedonia. At the same time, its text stresses that investment payments will only take place Brussels does not determine that all provisions of the Agreement have been fully implemented.

The text also emphasizes that all provisions of the agreement “shall be implemented independently of each other” and both parties “agreed not to block the implementation of any of them”. The document only mentions the actual timeframe within which Kosovo should immediately “start the negotiation process” on the establishment of the Community of Serbian Municipalities (CSM) – an autonomous body of Serbs living in the unrecognized republic, which the parties have agreed to support. in 2013.

Associated materials:

Negotiations of the President of Serbia Alexander Vucic with the self-proclaimed Prime Minister of Kosovo Albin Kurti featuring Borrell and the Special Representative for the Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue, Miroslav Lajcak, continued behind closed doors on Saturday March 18 for 12 hours.

According to Vucic declaredthat Belgrade and Pristina, in talks in Ohrid in North Macedonia, have reached agreement on several points of the Western plan for Kosovo. At the same time, the Prime Minister of Kosovo Kurti accused Vučić by avoiding signing the settlement plan.

In turn, the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell reportedthat Kosovo, as part of the agreement on the implementation of the normalization plan with Serbia, has undertaken to immediately begin negotiations on the autonomy of the Serb communities in the region.

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