BELGRADE – The European Commission (EC) has asked questions in connection with the sale of Zelezara Smederevo and expects answers from the authorities in Serbia, Head of the EU Delegation to Serbia Michael Davenport said Thursday.

He said that Zelezara Smederevo had been a topic of discussion in Brussels in recent days.

Davenport said that the Serbian delegation had presented its plans for Zelezara, and the European Commission had asked certain questions in connection with it.

We expect the answers to be to the point, said Davenport.

The EU delegation chief said that the talks with Serbian representatives regarding the topic, dealing with state assistance, would be stepped up.