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Brussels Agreement Full Text

1. In Kosovo, there will be an association/community of majority Serb communities. Membership is open to any other municipality, subject to the agreement of the members. To date, ten roundtables have been held at the Office of the European External Action Service in Brussels. Ashton, the EU`s High Representative, chaired the talks for two years, followed by Federica Mogherini. The normalisation of relations with neighbouring countries is an important condition for states wishing to join the EU; The Brussels agreement led Serbia to sign a Stabilization and Association Agreement (ASA) just before the EU accession negotiations and Kosovo. The ASA was signed by HR Mogherini and PM Mustafa in October 2015. One of the most difficult problems remains to eliminate parallel Serbian structures in the northern part of Kosovo until full sovereignty. The Serbian National Assembly did not treat the agreement as international and did not ratify it into a binding law, which is a necessary procedure for international agreements in Serbia.

[21] However, it only accepted the government report on “the process of political and technical dialogue with the temporary institutions of Pristina, under the aegis of the EU, including the process of implementing the agreements reached”. [22] The Constitutional Court of Belgrade did not respond to the question of the constitutionality of the agreement and stated in December 2014[23] that the issue raised was political and not legal. Made in Brussels, on this seventeenth March 1948, in English and French, each of these texts also authentic, in a single copy, deposited in the archives of the Belgian government and whose copies certified by that government are transmitted to each of the other signatories. Following the conclusion of the agreement, the European Commission officially announced that work on the ASA with Kosovo[8] and accession negotiations with Serbia had begun. The agreement was supported by the European Union, NATO, the OSCE and the United Nations. [9] Under the Brussels Agreement, regular meetings are held to ensure the implementation of provisions in various areas. An agreement on justice was reached in February 2015, followed by agreements on energy and telecommunications operators. On 25 August 2015, an agreement was reached for the creation of the Serbian Community Association, which is at the heart of the Brussels agreement. The statutes have yet to be drawn up. The provisions of this section set out above do not affect the application of relevant provisions or agreements that impose an alternative method of peaceful settlement. However, Serbia has agreed that progress in implementing the Brussels agreement will be a precondition for EU accession negotiations as part of the opening of Chapter 35 negotiations in December 2015. [Citation required] The High Contracting Parties may, by mutual agreement, invite any other State to join this treaty under conditions to agree between them and the state thus invited.

The Brussels agreement (Serbian: Briselski sporazum, in Albanian: Marréveshja e Brukselit), formally the first agreement to normalize relations, was concluded between the governments of Serbia and Kosovo on the normalization of their relations. [1] It was negotiated and concluded in Brussels under the auspices of the European Union, although it was not signed by any of the parties.