Turkey's FM says Bosnia to appoint ambassador to Serbia

The fifth Turkey-Bosnia Herzegovina-Serbia trilateral consultancy meeting took place in Ankara on Tuesday.

Turkey's FM says Bosnia to appoint ambassador to Serbia


Foreign ministers of Turkey, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia met at a trilateral consultancy meeting in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Tuesday.

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, Bosnia-Herzegovina's Foreign Minister Sven Alkalaj and Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic participated in the meeting.

Holding a press conference after the meeting, Davutoglu said that they gathered five times in the last five months, and their meetings finally yielded results, adding that Bosnia Herzegovina would appoint an ambassador to Serbia in a short time and problems in diplomatic relations would be solved.

Davutoglu said that the mechanism between the three countries in the last five months caused an important renewal in the image of Balkans.

He noted that they would continue to meet every month. He said that they would convene in Sarajevo in March, and in Belgrade in April.

"Stable atmosphere"

Alkalaj said that his country attached great importance to its EU process, stating talks like today's meeting would help the country to establish better relations with Brussels and walk faster towards its EU goal.

Noting that Bosnia-Herzevogina would soon send an ambassador to Serbia, Alkalaj said such a move would be important not only for the two countries, but also for the whole region.

Pointing to the importance of establishing a prosperous and stable atmosphere in the Balkans, Alkalaj said the current initiative had a great timing to achieve such goal.

Moreover, Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic said that the trilateral meetings between Turkey, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia constituted one of the best examples of regional cooperation in the Balkans recently.

Jeremic said talks would continue as the cooperation yielded to concrete results.

Noting that the chaotic atmosphere in the Balkans was over, Jeremic thanked Turkey for solving the deadlock in the region.

Serbian minister also said that regional problems should be solved in order to achieve prosperity in the international arena, adding that nations of the Balkans should work together for their region's future.


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