The agreement would pave the way for both states to join the bloc. Serbia and Kosovo committed to an EU-mediated dialogue to improve relations and resolve all outstanding issues between them in 2013, but little progress has been made since then.
“If we ever reach an agreement [with Pristina], Serbia would need to get clear guarantees that it would become EU member state in 2025,” Vucic told Reuters on Thursday. Serbia has not recognized the independence of its province.
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