In today’s geopolitical turmoil 🇪🇺& its WB partners look for common solutions. Honest discussion w/ MFA ⁦@IvicaDacic⁩ about foreign & security policy, visa alignment, migration, EU sanction policy & the dialogue btw Belgrade & Pristina.
We work on 🇷🇸’s further 🇪🇺integration

🐦🔗: n.respublicae.eu/OliverVarhely

Dear President, thank you for the warm welcome.

Securing long-term peace, stability and prosperity within our European family is our long term solution.
Serbia is a candidate country and an ally!
🇷🇸can count on the 🇪🇺& we want to count on 🇷🇸

⏩Speech: europa.eu/!fqcXgb

🐦🔗: n.respublicae.eu/OliverVarhely

Discussed w/ ⁦@SerbianPM⁩ Ana Branabic the unbundling of sector to diversify & open up markets
➕continue w/ our 🇪🇺agenda on migration, alignment of visa policy, judiciary & media reforms.
➕discussed alignment w/ 🇪🇺sanctions on Russia & prevention of circumvention.

🐦🔗: n.respublicae.eu/OliverVarhely

🧵2/2 Migration policy ⏩️
The parts of our package:
📌fight against anti-smuggling
📌strengthening border protection
📌strengthening returns operations
📌controlling detention facilities
📌further visa policy alignment
RT @OliverVarhelyi: : meeting with 🇷🇸Minister of Interior, Mr Bratislav Gasic

The migratory pressure is increasing in the Western Balkans.
⏩We must stop it!
We increase our funding to the by 60% to more than EUR 350m until 2024.…

🐦🔗: n.respublicae.eu/OliverVarhely

: meeting with 🇷🇸Minister of Interior, Mr Bratislav Gasic

The migratory pressure is increasing in the Western Balkans.
⏩We must stop it!
We increase our funding to the by 60% to more than EUR 350m until 2024.
🧵2/1

🐦🔗: n.respublicae.eu/OliverVarhely

: Started the day in the Parliament of w/ Speaker ⁦@Vladimir_Orlic⁩

Engagement and work of the Parliament are key to progress on EU reform agenda.
National consensus on driving forward the 🇪🇺 accession process & crucial reforms are essential.

🐦🔗: n.respublicae.eu/OliverVarhely

: w/ leaders of opposition in the Parliament
Enlargement policy is a top priority based on fundaments:
📌Rule of law
📌Fighting against corruption
📌Fighting against organized crime
The 🇪🇺stands by 🇷🇸to continue on its EU path & support further reform progress

🐦🔗: n.respublicae.eu/OliverVarhely

: Trans-Balkan Corridor ⏩️ This flagship project is part of our bigger plan - the Economic and Investment Plan - that is mobilizing €30bn for investments over the .
⏩️this plan is in full motion ⏩press release: europa.eu/!kQWjxr

🐦🔗: n.respublicae.eu/OliverVarhely

: Visited the Trans-Balkan Corridor - 🇪🇺 project in the

⏩️the EU supported 🇷🇸electricity transmission network project implemented by Elektronreza Srbije (EMS) w/ €31.3 m
⤵️more information on the project

🐦🔗: n.respublicae.eu/OliverVarhely

In current crisis & price 📈 EU provides immediate, short & midterm support:
📌€165 m Budget Support
📌Interconnectors Bulgaria - 🇷🇸 & 🇷🇸 - NMacedonia
📌Trans-Balkan Electricity Corridor
📌Renewable Energy Investments ⚠️⏩WB a new energy entry w/ 1️⃣extra LNG terminal

🐦🔗: n.respublicae.eu/OliverVarhely

Show thread

: Meeting w/ Minister of , and Minister of European Integration, Tanja Miscevic

Securing the energy supplies are high priority in as well. ⏩️⏩️

🐦🔗: n.respublicae.eu/OliverVarhely

It’s good to be back in 🇷🇸Belgrade.
I have started my two-day visit.
High on the agenda: security & .

⤵️
Press annoncement : europa.eu/!qMRrqp

🐦🔗: n.respublicae.eu/OliverVarhely

Good discussions at @EP_ForeignAff during the High Level Geopolitical Dialogue chaired by @davidmcallister on how the 🇪🇺EU supports reforms🏛️ & boosts growth 📈 in the 🇪🇺's enlargement region and helps the tackle the energy crisis!

🐦🔗: n.respublicae.eu/OliverVarhely

Good meeting w/ 🇦🇿Minister Rashad Nabiyev⤵️
Through the the 🇪🇺is assisting 🇦🇿to develop transport & digital connectivity projects bringing Europe & its neighbours closer. These strategically important projects will boost growth & jobs across the European continent & beyond.

🐦🔗: n.respublicae.eu/OliverVarhely

W/ today’s decision ⏩️ we will contribute EUR 6️⃣6️⃣ Mil in budget support to assist w/ reconstruction & rehabilitation of schools’ facilities.

This action helps to mitigate the impact of the war ⏩continuity of education through repairing 74 🏫buildings before winter.

🐦🔗: n.respublicae.eu/OliverVarhely

Excellent meeting with ⁦@OHR_BiH⁩ Schmidt

We agreed to turn the page.

We need to support that authorities take ownership and focus on the EU reform agenda. ⁦

🐦🔗: n.respublicae.eu/OliverVarhely

The support of RS President, @MiloradDodik for working toward ’s candidate status was reassuring.

Reforms need to accelerate to receive a positive EUCO decision.

Political leadership is key.

🐦🔗: nitter.eu/OliverVarhelyi/statu

Improving the public trust towards the justice system is essential. ⤵️

⏩️Reforms on integrity amendments on the HJPC and the new law on HJPC, law on courts, prevention of conflict of interests are essential.

🐦🔗: nitter.eu/OliverVarhelyi/statu

Show thread

The work of the Chief Prosecution is key to succeed on the EU path.

Chief Prosecutor, Mr Milanko Kajganic assured me that there is serious work going on to deliver results.

Improving the public trust towards the justice system is essential. ⤵️

🐦🔗: nitter.eu/OliverVarhelyi/statu

Visiting digital hub at university of .

The EU is supporting with 6 Mio EUR the digital innovation hub in .

This is a great project where knowledge and business meet.

🐦🔗: nitter.eu/OliverVarhelyi/statu

Show older
Mastodon

A Mastodon forum for the discussion of European Union matters. Not run by the EU.