Turkey, Spain to back Bosnia's NATO bid

Davutoglu said on Tuesday that Turkey had the vision of making Balkans be integrated into Europe.

Turkey, Spain to back Bosnia's NATO bid

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Tuesday that Turkey had the vision of making Balkans be integrated into Europe.

Davutoglu attended the meeting of foreign ministers of Turkey, Serbia and Spain in Serbian capital of Belgrade. Later Davutoglu, Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic and Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos held a press conference.

Turkey, Serbia and Spain had a common vision regarding Europe and Balkans, Davutoglu said.

"Serbia is the key country for peace and security in the region and it is one of the most important regional factors. We, as three ministers, confirmed that we have similar views. Our vision is to make Balkans be integrated into Europe. We support Balkans' path toward the EU," he said.

In regard to NATO foreign ministers' meeting that would take place in Estonian capital of Tallinn, Davutoglu said Turkey and Spain would support Bosnia-Herzegovina's NATO membership.

"Full support"

Moratinos said Tuesday that they extended full support to the EU Bid of Turkey and the West Balkans .

Moratinos also said that they would also extend support to Bosnia Herzegonia's Membership Action Plan (MAP) to NATO during the upcoming meeting od NATO Foreign Ministers in Estonia.

In his part Jeremic said their priority strategic goal was all European countries accession to the EU.

He said Serbia and Turkey had to become a member of the European Union.


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