EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell said that with today’s meeting with the foreign ministers of the Western Balkan six, the EU wants to point out how important the Western Balkans and the accession process are to it.
“I had a meeting with them a few days ago here in Brussels, and today they will sit in the Foreign Affairs Council to discuss with us the situation in the Western Balkans – very affected by the economic crisis,” Borrell said before the two-day meeting. affairs in Brussels as part of the working lunch of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the EU and the Western Balkans.
Borel added that the European ministers will also talk to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Dmitry Kuleb, via video conference.
“Ukrainians continue to have very fierce resistance, and we will continue to provide them with weapons of resistance,” he said.
Answering the questions of the journalists, Borel said that the EU strongly supports Finland and Sweden, which are trying to join NATO.
He said that the Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Anne Linde, informed him that “the process has begun, that he will inform the King and that there is strong support for this decision within Swedish society and the Swedish political spectrum.”
“So, I think that the member states of the European Union will support this decision, and I hope that we could overcome the opposition of some NATO members,” he added.