Brdo-Brijuni Process leaders’ meeting
Castle Brdo, Kranj, 3. 6. 2017 | press release, Brdo Brijuni Process
The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, and the President of the Republic of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, today hosted the Brdo-Brijuni Process leaders’ meeting at Brdo pri Kranju. The meeting was also attended by a guest of honour, the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
At this year’s Brdo-Brijuni Process leaders’ meeting, the following leaders participated: Aleksandar Vučić, Filip Vujanović, Dragan Čović, Hashim Thaci, Gjorge Ivanov, Bujar Nishani and guest of honour Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
Guests of honour present at past leaders’ meetings have been the President of France, François Hollande (2013), the Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel (2014), the President of Austria, Heinz Fischer (2015), the Vice-President of the United States, Joe Biden, the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, (2015) and the President of Italy, Sergio Mattarella (2016).
By holding this year’s meeting of the leaders of the Brdo-Brijuni Process, the leaders of the initiative, the President of Slovenia and the President of Croatia, wished to strengthen the trust and commitment to stability and reconciliation in the region of Southeast Europe. Due to the current situation in Europe and the world, the strengthening of political dialogue, creating trust, and the urgency of ongoing resolution of open bilateral and regional issues are of major importance.