Vučić said that the trade exchange between Serbia and Austria in 2021, despite the coronary virus pandemic, recorded an increase of 28 percent and reached 1.36 billion euros, with a tendency to grow, it is stated in the statement.
Nehamer said that Serbia and Austria are good partners, while on the occasion of European integration, he assessed that, as stated, it is “of great importance” for the EU to be “clearly determined” regarding the affiliation of the Western Balkan countries to the Union. He stated that it is necessary for the accession process to be accelerated.
Vučić stated that Serbia “highly appreciates” Austria’s strong engagement for the enlargement of the European Union and support for Belgrade on its European path, the statement reads.
He reportedly briefed the Austrian chancellor in detail on the situation in the region.
The interlocutors agreed that Serbia and Austria attach great importance to strengthening multilateralism and joint opposition to today’s global challenges. In that sense, they emphasized the necessity of continuing successful cooperation at the multilateral level, it is added.