Italy supports visa liberalization for Bosnia and Herzegovina

Franco Frattini

Franco Frattini

SARAJEVO – Italian Foreign Affair Minister, Franco Frattini, said today in Bosnian capital Sarajevo that his country supports Bosnian efforts on getting visa liberalization for EU countries. Frattini visited Bosnia and Herzegovina yesterday and today when we had bilateral meetings with members of Bosnian Presidency.

Presidency Member, Mr. Nebojsa Radmanovic, said that all three members repeated their devotion to the European Union and NATO Pact. He also stated that Italy is very important neighbor and Bosnian friend on the road to the euro-atlantic intergration.

Both sides agreed that economical cooperation between Italy and B&H must to be better in next few years and that both sides must to boost export and import to each other.

Minister Frattini, who is also one of the EU Commissioners, express his optimism that EU will approve visa liberalization to Bosnia and other Balkan countries on next EU members meeting in June. Italy will support B&H’s enjoyment to the NATO Pact on next ministerial meeting in Tallin in May of this year.

Bosnia and Herzegovina and Albania are only two Balkan countries who are not included in visa liberalization with EU member countries, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro are approved in last and this year.


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