The Western Balkan countries are frustrated over their protracted EU accession, Poland's foreign minister said after Monday's meeting of Visegrad Group (V4) and Western Balkan foreign ministers.
A convoy of seven fire trucks with Polish aid for Western Balkan countries affected by the coronavirus epidemic has reached its unloading point in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Polish State Fire Service tweeted on Monday.
Polish President Andrzej Duda addressed a letter to the presidents and heads of EU countries, as well to those of the Eastern Partnership and Western Balkan countries, containing international cooperation proposals once the coronavirus pandemic has been defeated.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday praised Poland's role in the Western Balkan countries' EU integration efforts. Merkel gave a press conference following the close of the Western Balkans Summit in Poznan, western Poland.
Poland and its neighbours support the prompt EU accession of the Western Balkan countries, Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said on Friday after a Warsaw sitting of foreign ministers from countries involved in the Berlin Process initiative.