Hungarian FM: Regional stability can be secured only by Serbia’s EU membership


The support that Serbia and Hungary give to each other "in uncertain and not easy circumstances" is essential for the relations between the two countries, the foreign ministers of the two countries agreed in Szeged on Wednesday.

„It is clear that peace and stability are necessary for the region. That cannot be secured in any other way but with Serbia’s accession to the EU,“ Péter Szijjártó told a joint news conference with his Serbia’s counterpart Nikola Selakovic.

Selakovic’s office press release said he told reporters that Serbia and Hungary would continue cooperation based on mutual understanding and support because „it is a true friendship between the two countries, as evidenced by close cooperation and concrete results in all fields.“

Szijjártó added that the two countries had done a lot in recent years to create a historical friendship between the two peoples and the states instead of historical enmity and that both Serbia and Hungary benefited from that friendship.