Policy paper

Western Balkans Summit Interior and Security Ministers Meeting, 9 July 2018: chair's declaration

This document provides an overview of the Western Balkans Summit security meeting on how to respond collectively to increasingly complex security threats.


Interior and Security Ministers meeting of the London Western Balkans Summit, 9 July 2018: chair's declaration

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On 9 July 2018, the UK hosted Interior and Security Ministers of the Berlin Process participants and Bulgaria, as the host of the 17 May EU-Western Balkans Summit, in London. It was the first meeting of such Ministers convened under the Berlin Process.

The ministers discussed how to enhance cooperation particularly in the areas of sharing criminal and terrorism-related information, Small Arms and Light Weapons control, and human trafficking, modern slavery and illegal migration. They also discussed the relationship between corruption and security. This document records the conclusions of the ministers’ meeting.

Published 9 July 2018