The President of the Republic of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, took part in a teleconference meeting on Tuesday between representatives of the Cooperation Council of Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece and Romania, during which they discussed the gradual easing of measures to facilitate the movement of people and goods, as well as tourist trips between the four countries.
President Vučić noted that in order to promote economic activity, Serbia has agreed to open its borders on June 1, while implementing appropriate epidemiological measures.
He underlined that the mutual agreement on the opening of border crossings is one of the key elements for boosting the economy, especially in tourism.
The interlocutors concluded that all four countries are successfully dealing with the COVID-19 virus and said that the opening of the borders will allow for the faster recovery of national economies.
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Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis proposed opening the Greek borders from June 1 for business trips, seasonal workers and family members living in other countries, while the opening of borders for tourist trips is scheduled for June 15.
It was also agreed that the next Council meeting will be held in Bulgaria in early June, where a bilateral meeting between President Vučić and Prime Minister Borissov will take place before the Council meeting, during which talks on joint infrastructure projects are planned.
This will be the first meeting in a year, which will continue the good practice of the quarterly meetings of the heads of the Council.
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