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Implementation of IPA 2015 kicks off

13. July 2016. |

Minister without portfolio in in charge of European integration Jadranka Joksimovic said that the Serbian government and European Commission officials on Tuesday signed a financial agreement approving the first €39.7 million of a total €196.6 million pre-accession assistance (IPA II) for Serbia.

Two more financial agreements, worth €80 million and €76.9 million respectively, are to be signed in the coming period, she said.

The agreement was signed by Minister Jadranka Joksimovic, who is also the national IPA coordinator, and Catherine Wendt of the European Commission's Directorate General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations.

The funds are intended for projects in the judicial and home affairs reforms, as well as projects contributing to the negotiation process and alignment with EU legislation.