“The Western Balkans is part of Europe and will be part of the European Union (EU), said EU High Representative for Security and Foreign Affairs, Federica Mogherini, assessing that Montenegro and Serbia made the biggest progress from all candidate countries.

At a press conference in Strasbourg, where she presented the European Commission (EC) Progress Report for the Western Balkan countries, she said that the policy of enlargement for EU investment in Europe’s security, peace and prosperity.

“It is in our interest to have a successful enlargement policy because it allows us to increase the trade opportunities of both the Member States and the candidates,” Mogerini said.

She added that each country estimates based on its own effect.

“The countries of the region have carried out important reforms and modernized economies. Of the six Western Balkans partners, Montenegro and Serbia have made good progress in the negotiations, “Mogerini said.” (translated from Vijesti)