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Secretary General Jagland meets with Serbian President Nikolić

Belgrade , 

Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland and Serbian President Tomislav Nikolić discussed Serbia's constructive role in regional reconciliation. Mr. Jagland welcomed Serbia's political reforms and progress towards EU membership. The Secretary General also emphasised the benefits of using the Council of Europe's instruments in Kosovo* on the basis of status neutrality, for example in fighting human trafficking and promoting cultural heritage.

See also:
Serbia and the Council of Europe

* All references to Kosovo, whether to the territory, institutions or population, in this text, shall be understood in full compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.