Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, will visit Pristina and Belgrade on 26 and 27 March 2015. This will be her first visit to Serbia and Kosovo since she has taken over her post.

“Both Serbia and Kosovo – after the elections of last year – are faced with important challenges, in particular when it comes to economic, social and political reforms that respond to the expectations of their people as well as in the context of further steps towards comprehensive normalisation of relations. I am looking forward to visiting Pristina and Belgrade to discuss the next steps in Serbia’s and Kosovo’s European path and the implementation of the agreements reached in the EU-facilitated dialogue for normalisation of relations between them,” said the High Representative/Vice-President ahead of her visit.

The High Representative/Vice-President will be in Kosovo on 26 March. She will meet President Atifete Jahjaga, Prime Minister Isa Mustafa, Foreign Minister Hashim Thaçi as well as the representatives of Serb Community in Kosovo. She will deliver a speech at the National Library.

On 27 March Federica Mogherini will visit Serbia. She will meet President Tomislav Nikolić, Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić and Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić. She will also deliver a speech at the Belgrade University.