The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security, Federica Mogherini hosted an informal gathering with all the Prime Ministers of the Western Balkans to discuss the European perspective of the region, announced Mogherini’s cabinet.

They said that during the meeting, all participants reaffirmed their full commitment to continue working on the process of integration into the European Union.

“They reiterated their determination and strong shared interest in strengthening cooperation and bringing about tangible results for the lives of the citizens of the region. They emphasised their commitment to good neighbourly relations and deepening regional understanding, through mutual respect and cooperation. High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini encouraged the six Prime Ministers to accelerate the necessary work in order to meet their citizens’ expectations and move closer to their European Union future”, reads the statement.