The EU-Yugoslavia Consultative Task Force met
for the second time on 6 November in Belgrade to discuss
Yugoslavia’s preparations to participate in the EU
Stabilisation and Association process for the Balkans. The EU
and Yugoslavia opened talks on 23 July 2001 that may lead to
Yugoslavia’s conclusion of a Stabilisation and Association
Agreement and give the country the prospect of EU
The meeting reviewed Yugoslavia’s compliance with the EU’s
political and economic conditions for co-operation; such as
democratisation, rule of law, human and minority rights,
market economy reforms, regional co-operation and
compliance with international obligations.
The EU has also reviewed Yugoslavia’s
progress in the implementation of the sectoral
recommendations from the previous meeting.
The following issues were discussed at
- economic developments;
- justice and home affairs.