BELGRADE – Serbia’s Prime Minister-designate Aleksandar Vucic and Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic will meet on Monday, June 20, Belgrade’s Vecernje novosti daily reports.
According to the paper, Vucic and Grabar Kitarovic are scheduled to visit the birth home of famous Serbian scientist Milutin Milankovic in Dalj, eastern Croatia, where they will lay wreaths, and then go to Vukovar.
The meeting should turn a new page in the relations between the two countries and demonstrate that Serbia and Croatia can overcome disagreements from the past that have eroded cooperation to a very low level over the past few months, the report said.
They will also address the issue of missing persons, the return of cultural treasure, as well as protection for the Serb and Croat minorities in the two countries.
The meeting will take place in the wake of the recent Croatian veto on Serbia’s EU integration, with Zagreb expected to offer support in the future, the paper said.