Asked whether the Prime Minister would be saying anything on the arrest of Radovan Karadzic, the PMS replied that there was a statement from the Foreign Secretary setting out the Governments position. Asked if this would make Serbia’s entry into the EU more likely, the PMS said that as the Foreign Office had been making clear, compliance with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, was a condition of Serbia’s progress towards eventual EU membership and the capture of Karadzic was an important step forward in that regard. The PMS also drew the journalists attention to the Foreign Secretary’s statement, where he had said that this would help close the regions decades of conflict and pave the way for a brighter European future for Serbia and the region.
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