BUCHAREST: Romania's President Klaus Iohannis has said his country supports Serbia's European Union integration process.
Iohannis informed Nikola Selakovic, the Serbian Foreign Minister, who was in town, that Romanian officials were prepared to assist their Serbian counterparts with technical knowledge. Iohannis and Selakovic discussed the security situation in Europe during their discussion, highlighting their shared interest in maintaining regional peace and assisting the Western Balkan states in moving closer to the European Union.
Iohannis expressed his gratitude for the two governments' recent signing of an agreement to link the Belgrade-Vatin highway in Serbia with the Timisoara-Moravita motorway in Romania. He also emphasised the significance of encouraging cooperation and conversation in areas of shared interest.
Romanian Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca and Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu underlined their nation's commitment to aiding the advancement of Serbia's EU accession process during their conversations with Selakovic.
Ciuca stated that Bucharest supported a fair procedure based on the merits of the candidate nations. Selakovic acknowledged his hosts' assistance.