Statement by the Press Secretary on the Meeting with Foreign Ministers from the Western Balkans
Security Advisor H.R. McMaster met today at the White House with the foreign ministers of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia. They discussed how the United States and Western Balkan countries could further deepen and expand coordinated efforts to promote peace, prosperity, and the rule of law across the region, including in confronting the challenges of corruption and organized crime. They also discussed ways to deepen cooperation on combating terrorism and countering violent extremism. National Security Advisor McMaster noted that the Western Balkans continues to be a high priority for the United States and underscored that the Administration remains fully committed to the region’s Euro-Atlantic aspirations and European integration efforts.