Serbian First Deputy PM visits Croatia

Serbian First Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić is conferring with Croatia’s top officials in Zagreb on Monday.

He started his first official visit to that country with a meeting with Foreign Minister Vesna Pusić.

According to reports, they “agreed that Serbia should get a start date for EU entry talks in June.”

Pusić, who is also serving as the Croatian Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, said at a joint news conference following the talks with Vučić, who is also Serbia’s defense minister, that Croatia supports Serbia on its path toward joining the bloc.

“Croatia maintains the stance that it is absolutely necessary to grant Serbia a start date for EU accession talks in June,” Pusić said.

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