Believes that democracy, prosperity and stability are the key priorities for further development in the region;
calls on the Western Balkan countries to put more efforts in improving the socio-economic and political conditions of the region; believes that the strengthening of social and economic rights makes an important contribution to the enhancement of security.
Underlines existing threats of destabilizing the region resulting from foreign interference and influences, as well as extreme nationalism and xenophobia. Calls on the countries of the region to align with the EU Common Foreign and Security Policy.
Notes that the European aspirations of each country of the region can only be fulfilled according to each country’s progress and merit.
Welcomes the opening of negotiations on Chapters 2 and 3.
Urges to step up domestic efforts on the consolidation of democracy, the rule of law and media freedom; urges to step up the fight against corruption and organised crime.
Calls for starting the process of discussing the indicators for closing Chapters 23 and 24.
Urges to step up efforts on fighting corruption and enhancing judicial independence and media freedom.
Urges the country to complete the reforms by 2025.
Encourages cooperation with its neighbours on tackling the migration crisis and other regional challenges.
Calls for close regional cooperation and asserts that infrastructure connectivity with neighbouring countries has the support of the European Union.
Calls for an inclusive internal political dialogue and social integration of ethnic communities in all spheres of public life and the reduction of youth unemployment, which will greatly contribute to the success of the undertaken reforms.
calls upon all parties to urgently implement the necessary changes in the Election Law in due time ahead of the next general elections.
Expects the new government to seize the opportunities provided by this cooperation for sustainable progress in the fight against organized crime, unemployment, strengthening institutions, functioning of public administration and the defence of individual freedoms at all levels.