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Serbia has good chance to get EU talks date. Saric was financing one political party in Serbia. Jahjaga-Nikolic meeting is symbolic.
Serbian Foreign Minister Ivan Mrkic has stated that Serbia had a very good chance to get a date for the beginning of the EU negotiations.
“I honestly think that we have very good chances of getting a date for the start of the EU negotiations and that they have rarely been this good,” the minister said.
Suspected drug lord Darko Saric has been indirectly financing one political party in Serbia with laundered money, according to a preliminary police financial investigation.
EU officials see the meeting of Kosovo and Serbian presidents, Atifete Jahjaga and Tomislav Nikolic, as symbolic step in "normalising" relations between the two countries.
Donors spent hundreds of thousands of euro building a new museum in Gjirokastra - but the results were questionable and it ultimately closed over an ideological dispute.