Juncker and Mogherini start Balkans tour in Skopje on February 25

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, accompanied by EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini and Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn, will visit Skopje on February 25, as part of their tour of the countries of the Western Balkans in order to promote the new strategy of the EU for enlargement.

The former Yugoslav republic is the first country of this series of visits, and Juncker will meet Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, after which the delegation of the government will hold a plenary meeting with the EU delegation. The several-hour visit by the EU delegation to the Republic of Macedonia will end with a joint news conference with Juncker and Zaev.

To continue reading, please click here.