EU agrees to allow Serbia to open one more chapter

NEWS 03.12.201920:21

The European Union member states have reached agreement on Serbia opening another chapter in its pre-accession negotiations, the Serbian state TV (RTS) said quoting unnamed sources in Brussels.

The sources said that chapter 4 free movement of capital will be opened at an inter-governmental conference on December 10.

The RTS said that the Serbian authorities are ready to open chapter 2 freedom of movement for workers, chapter 21 trans-European networks and chapter 14 transport policy but that political agreement had been reached only for chapter 4.

Serbia has opened 17 of the total of 35 negotiation chapters and has temporarily closed two. It has opened only one chapter this year – chapter 9 financial services.