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Minister Creighton visits Western Balkans in advance of Ireland's EU Presidency - in pictures

Minister of State for European Affairs Lucinda Creighton visited the Western Balkans in September as representative of the Irish Chair of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and as part of the preparations for Ireland’s EU Presidency next year.

Minister Creighton in Kosovo with Deputy Foreign Minister Mr. Petrit Selimi

This was the Minister’s second visit to the Western Balkans this year, visiting five countries of the region: Serbia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Albania and Slovenia, where she took part in bilateral consultations on the EU agenda.

Minister meets with Prime Minister Berisha of Albania

Minister meeting with Majlinda Bregu, Minister of integration of Albania


Minister Creighton meeting Serbian Prime Minister & Minister of the Interior, Mr. Ivica Dacic


Minister Creighton, meeting with Ms. Suzana Grubjesic, the Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration of Serbia (front right), Belgrade