New Croatian Foreign Minister in Vienna

PeoplePoliticians ♦ Published: September 13, 2019; 22:07 ♦ (Vindobona)

The visit of the new Croatian Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Gordan Grlić-Radman, to the Foreign Ministry in Vienna focused on the forthcoming EU Presidency, which Croatia will assume for the first time on 1 January 2020, as well as the possible start of EU accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania.

The two Foreign Ministers Gordan Grlić-Radman and Alexander Schallenberg: The Croatian EU Presidency is just around the corner. / Picture: © Bundeskanzleramt (BKA) / Dragan Antia-Tatic

Other important topics of discussion included the future of Europe and current political challenges, especially in view of EU enlargement.

Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg called for EU accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania to begin in October.

Both foreign ministers agreed that they wanted to press ahead together with EU…