Janos Boka – Photo: Facebook

Boka discusses Hungary-Serbia ties, EU presidency in Belgrade

Hungary's minister for European Union affairs met his counterpart and other government officials in Belgrade on Tuesday and discussed the state of bilateral ties and Hungary's upcoming EU presidency.

At a meeting with presidential counsellor Tatjana Jovic, Janos Boka discussed issues pertinent to the two countries’ bilateral ties, the minister said on Facebook.

Boka also briefed Jovic on the goals of Hungary’s EU presidency in the second half of 2024, and discussed the EU-Western Balkans summit to be held next week. The EU must recognise the efforts and results of Serbia and the region, he said.

Boka and Tanja Miscevic, Serbia’s minister for EU integration, reviewed Hungary’s main tasks during the presidency, especially enlargement policy. They agreed that the integration of the Western Balkans must receive special emphasis, he said.

At a meeting with Gojko Stanivukovic, a state secretary of Serbia’s finance ministry, Boka discussed regional financial cooperation.

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