President Vujanović participated on Friday in the Brdo Brijuni summit taking place in Skopje this year, together with other regional state presidents, joined by European Council President Donald Tusk and Bulgarian Prime Minister Bojko Borisov
“The President stated Montenegro will continue to be a good neighbour and partner to all in the region and continue with cooperation in areas of common interest. He rated the EU strategy for Western Balkans as a valuable document which secures stronger presence of EU in the region and realistic dynamics of the expansion process. Montenegro membership in the EU was presented as a state priority and he expressed his readiness to continue reforms to that end. He noted his expectations the EU summit in Sofia will provide further incentive to EU integrations of all regional countries. He emphasized the need to implement commitments in view of a regional market. A bid was made for the inclusion of regional states in the European energy union, which would bring greater stability of energy systems, and thus secure economic growth,” the Vujanović cabinet reported.
They also cited he pointed out that common infrastructure projects within European corridors are a necessity and a chance to strengthen economy. “He concluded there is economic justification of speeding up transport across regional borders with the application of modern technologies upon reaching adequate international agreements. He supported the strategy for digital connectivity of the region which is a chance to open new jobs. He strongly supported the Youth Agenda and the expansion of competencies of the Regional Youth Center based in Tirana. He noted the necessity for joint research and education projects which would give youth a chance for professional development and secure high quality jobs,” it was concluded.
The next meeting is due to be held next year in Tirana.
Translated from Vijesti Online, for the original click here.