19.05.2020. - 14:03
Video conference meeting of the High Council for Cooperation of the Republic of Serbia, the Republic of Bulgaria, the Republic of Greece and the Republic of Romania
President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić participated in a video conference meeting between the representatives of the High Cooperation Council of the Republic of Serbia, Republic of Bulgaria, Republic of Greece and Republic of Romania, where gradual easing of measures was discussed to facilitate the transport of people and goods between the countries of the Quadrilateral.
President Vučić pointed out that, to promote economic activities, Serbia agrees to open the borders on 1st June, with the application of appropriate epidemiological measures. He stressed that mutual agreement to ease restrictions on border crossings is one of the key elements for boosting the economy, especially in the field of tourism.
The interlocutors concluded that all four countries were successfully fighting the coronavirus and stated that the opening of borders would enable faster recovery of national economies.
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis proposed opening of the Greek border from 1st June for business travel, seasonal workers, and family members living in other countries, while the opening of the border for tourist travel is scheduled for 15th June.
A meeting of the High Council in Bulgaria in early June has also been agreed, where - before the meeting of the Council - a bilateral meeting between President Vučić and Prime Minister Borisov will be held to discuss joint infrastructure projects.
This will be the first meeting to continue the good practice of the three-quarterly meetings of the High Council leaders.
VIDEO AND PHOTO MATERIAL CAN BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE FTP SERVER OF THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE.
19th May 2020