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Balkans: Politics and Government

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 55619, tabled on 30 November 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what diplomatic steps his Department is taking to support security and political stability in the Balkan states.

Answered on

8 December 2016

In the last month, the Foreign Secretary has met the Prime Ministers of Serbia, Kosovo and Albania, as well as the Chair of the BiH Presidency, in order to support security and political stability in the region.

The announcement that we will host the 2018 Western Balkans Summit, our senior bilateral contacts, and our engagement through our Embassies and programme funds, all support this Government's commitment to drive forward reform and embed stability in the Western Balkans.