President Nikolić confirms Serbia’s commitment to cooperation
Strasbourg, 02/10/13: “Serbia is a step away from a great opportunity, “ exclaimed President Tomislav Nikolić, “I can assure you that we will not miss it. We will make use of all our capacities in order to make Serbia a European country in every respect, in accordance with the basic values of the Council of Europe – protection of human rights, the rule of law and democracy.”
In his address to the Parliamentary Assembly, in which he also made reference to Serbia’s EU integration process, Present Nikolić highlighted Serbia’s achievements to date in advancing legal and political reforms since joining the Council of Europe 10 years ago.
President Nikolić also pointed to positive developments in the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina, and the fight against corruption and organised crime, aspiring as he put it, “to make Serbia a respectable member of the European family of nations, for the benefit of all our people”.
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