Triple Balkan Summit to be held in Ankara

Monday, May 13, 2013

Turkish President Gul will host the Presidents of Serbia and Bosnia in Ankara

Turkish President Gul will host the Presidents of Serbia and Bosnia in Ankara

ANKARA - The third meeting of Triple Balkan Summit is to be hosted by Turkish President Abdullah Gul in Ankara on 14-15 May.

Serbian president Tomislav Nikolic and Chairman of the Presidency in Bosnia Herzegovina Nebojsa Radmanovic will attend the meeting according to a statement issued by Turkish Presidency.

Current issues related to the three countries and Balkans will be discussed in the meeting the statement said.

Economy ministers of the three countries are also expected to convene in order to talk about establishing a Triple Trade Committee.

According to the statement the works to increase the cooperation between the three countries in fields of economy, energy, transportation, environment, agriculture and farming will be carried on with determination.

"The visit by the chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina to Belgrade, Serbia in April this year is a concrete picture of the triple summit process. The foreign ministers of the countries has contributed a lot to reestablish permanent peace, stability, and sensibility in Balkans and reinforcing the regional cooperation. The meeting in Ankara will lead to the presentation of the determination to develop and maintain the process," said Turkish Presidency.

The first meeting was hosted by Turkish President Abdullah Gul in Istanbul on 24th April, 2010, while the second meeting was hosted by then Serbian president Boris Tadic on 26th April, 2011.

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