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29.04.2010

Biscevic, Djelic agree on the importance of regional projects as a developement stimulus

“The main goal of the series of visits to the RCC members from South East Europe, I have undertook, is pinpointing the national projects that could be implemented on a regional level, thus creating a climate for invigorated economic development of the region as a whole,” said Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) Secretary General, Hido Biscevic, at the meeting with Serbian Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration, Bozidar Djelic, in Belgrade today.

The two officials agreed on the possibility for RCC to play a central role in coordination and preparation of projects that might be pivotal for economic growth of South East Europe. They emphasized importance of the upcoming high level meeting between the EU and Western Balkans to be held on 2 June in Sarajevo, and organised by Spain, current holder of the rotating EU Presidency, indicating it as a great opportunity for promoting projects of regional importance.

Streamlining of task forces and initiatives and the overall cooperation of South East European countries in the process of European integration have been emphasized at a separate meeting between the RCC Secretary General and Borislav Stefanovic, State Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Serbia. The State Secretary positively assessed the importance and modus of operations of the RCC against the difficult background in the region.

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