Migrants: EU, Commissioner Hahn in Serbia, visits centre

Praise to Belgrade, refugees treated with dignity

25 September, 13:21

    (ANSAmed) - BELGRADE, SEPTEMBER 25 - The EU commissioner in charge of enlargement Johannes Hahn, together with Serbian Premier Aleksandar Vucic, visited this morning a centre for refugees in Sid, in north-western Serbia at the border with Croatia. The labour and social affairs minister, Aleksandar Vulin, who is in charge of the immigration emergency, was also present.

    Hahn has on the agenda a day of meetings also with the interior minister, Nebojsa Stefanovic, and the minister for European integration, Jadranka Joksimovic.

    In statements made on the eve of his visit to Belgrade, Commissioner Hahn praised Serbia's behavior in the dramatic crisis of immigrants and refugees who are being treated ''with dignity, in line with international standards'', he said.


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