Ministarstvo vanjskih i europskih poslova RH

Press Release:

Tirana, 04 June 2018 - FM Pejčinović Burić attends Tirana meeting as part of Aqaba process

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Marija Pejčinović Burić attended a meeting held in Tirana as part of the Aqaba Process, launched by King Abdullah II of Jordan.

The meeting of senior officials from Southeast Europe, the European Union, the United States and international organisations was hosted by Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama. Also in attendance were the prime ministers of Bulgaria, Kosovo and Macedonia, an envoy of the King of Jordan, Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad, and the Montenegrin foreign minister.

The meeting focused on the current security challenges in Southeast Europe. Pejčinović Burić praised the progress made in the security architecture but underscored the importance of advancing the activities aimed at preventing terrorism and violent extremism in Southeast Europe. In that regard, she underlined the importance of the Euro-Atlantic integration of neighbouring countries as a guarantee of strengthening security and resilience to these occurrences.