A report called “UK and the future of the Western Balkans” was published by the upper house of the British Parliament, warning about the democratic instability in the Western Balkans. About Serbia, it says that state media companies had been privatized, but on the other hand they had been bought by people close to the ruling party. The report expresses concern about the lack of support from EU towards the region. “Statements by senior figures in the EU such as the president of the Commission postponing accession to some distant date in the future are not helpful”. It also mentions the perception that NATO has among Serbs: according to the paper, the organization is “still perceived to be the villain among the ethnic Serb population”.
The Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs and the EU Delegation to Albania held the Conference