Prime Minister Ana Brnabic says Serbia wants to continue good cooperation with Montenegro and that all open issues should be resolved through dialogue.

In a conversation with Prime Minister of Montenegro Dusko Markovic, on the margins of the Summit of the American-Adriatic Charter (A5) in Podgorica, Brnabic said that cooperation with Montenegro is very positive when it comes to the process of European integration, her office said in a statement.

Brnabic “welcomed Montenegro’s progress on its path to EU membership” and stressed that a country’s successful path to the EU contributes to bringing the whole region closer to the same goal.

She pointed to the fact that there was mutual interest in implementing joint projects, primarily in the area of ​​transport and infrastructure. Brnabic and Markovic discussed reconstruction of the Belgrade-Bar railway, construction of the Belgrade-Bar highway, and other projects.

Cooperation in the field of tourism, information technology and agriculture was also among the common topics.

The prime ministers discussed the issue of the position of Serbs in Montenegro, when Brnabic stressed that she expects the respect of the rights of Serbs, their language, identity and cultural heritage in that country.

Brnabic also addressed the recent summit of the leaders of the Western Balkans, held in Trieste on July 12, and stressed that the results of that meeting were very important both at the economic and political level.