Zaev from Brdo pri Kranju: If EU declarations are not translated into action, the great European idea will be irreparably damaged

Zaev from Brdo pri Kranju: If EU declarations are not translated into action, the great European idea will be irreparably damaged

Prime Minister of the Republic of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev today started the activities listed in the agenda of his working visit to Slovenia, on the occasion of the EU Western Balkans Summit taking place in Brdo pri Kranju.

Prime Minister Zaev had a joint meeting with the President of the European Council Charles Michel, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, the European Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi, the Prime Minister of Slovenia Janez Jansa and the President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev.

The meeting stressed the importance of the EU’s enlargement with the Western Balkans and welcomed the fact that for Brussels the enlargement of the Union with the countries of the region remains a strategic priority, which is expected to be highlighted in today’s Summit declaration.

At the meeting, Prime Minister Zaev stressed that the peoples of the Western Balkans expect EU statements to be translated into action and that if the EU does not act, the disappointments of the peoples of the region will be irreparable and to the detriment of the great European idea of unity and cooperation./ibna