Brnabic meets with US congressmen

On the next leg of her official visit of the US, Serbian Prime Minister, Ana Brnabic came to Washington to meet with several US congressmen.

Brnabic met with congressmen Ted Poe (R-TX) and Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO), the Co-Chairmen of the Serbian Congressional Caucus.

In a cordial conversation, Prime Minister Brnabic thanked them for their engagement in the Serbian Coalition and the promotion and affirmation of topics and issues of importance to Serbia.

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In the continuation of the visit, the Serbian Prime Minister met with Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a member of the Foreign Policy Committee of the Senate and the Subcommittee for Europe.

In a conversation with Prime Minister Brnabic, Senator Shaheen pointed out that the region of the Western Balkans is extremely important for the United States.

Brnabic and Shaheen discussed current economic issues in the region and the support provided by the United States to the Western Balkans. Shaheen stressed that the United States supports the continuation of reforms and the stability of the region and its European perspective.

Brnabic also met with Senator James Risch (R-ID), who is also a member of the Senate Foreign Policy Committee.

The Serbian PM and Risch spoke about current political issues in the Western Balkans and the improvement of relations between the United States and the Republic of Serbia.

In her talks with congressmen and senators, Prime Minister Ana Brnabic pointed out that Serbia is open to a partnership dialogue with the United States.

“In particular, I would like to underline the importance of retaining the existing scope of KFOR forces in Kosovo and Metohija, as well as the American participation in that mission in order to protect the Serb community and preserve stability in Kosovo and Metohija”, Brnabic pointed out.

She is also due to meet with the US Secretary of Treasury, Steven Mnuchin,and President of World Bank, Jim Yong Kim. Yesterday, the Serbian PM visited the New York Stock Exchange (NSYE) where she met with Stacey Cunningham, the President of the NYSE, and later she met with the Association of Serbian Entrepreneurs.

(B92, 24.07.2018) 

Photo credits: Serbian government’s media office


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