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Slobodník confirmed Slovakia’s support to Bosnia and Herzegovina in its Euro-Atlantic efforts

Slobodník confirmed Slovakia’s support to Bosnia and Herzegovina in its Euro-Atlantic efforts

24.2.2016 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Bosnia and Herzegovina

State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Igor Slobodník held talks with his Bosnia and Herzegovina´s counterpart, Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina Josip Brkić today (24 February).

Slobodník congratulated his counterpart on having submitted its EU application on 15 February 2016, as he considers this to be an important step in realizing the European integration ambitions of his country. “I believe that submitting the EU application will stimulate even more the speed of the progress made by Bosnia and Herzegovina towards the European Union,” stated Slobodník. The State Secretary confirmed Slovakia’s support to Bosnia and Herzegovina in its Euro-Atlantic ambitions and its readiness to assist the country also during the upcoming Presidency of Slovakia of the Council of the European Union.

 
They also touched on security policy issues in relation to the interest of Bosnia and Herzegovina to enter NATO and launching the Membership Action Plan (MAP). At the same time, they agreed that they could also state their bilateral relations are at an excellent level.