When it takes over the European Union’s rotating presidency on January 1, Romania will work to bolster Serbia’s bid to join the bloc.
Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila made the comments on December 22 following a meeting in the Serbian capital, Belgrade, with the leaders of Serbia, Bulgaria, and Greece.
As reported by Radio Europe/Radio Free Liberty (RFE/RLE), she said: “Romania is supporting the European pathway for Serbia. We all have to involve ourselves in supporting Serbia.”
She added that EU enlargement was “a general priority” for Romania.
The four leaders also discussed trade and migration during the regional talks.
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic added that agreement had been reached on forming a commission to prepare a joint bid to host either the European soccer championship in 2028 or the World Cup in 2030.