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Western Balkan leaders vow to strengthen ties

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Added On October 5, 2018

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Leaders from Western Balkan countries and neighboring countries have met in Geneva, and vowed to continue dialogue and cooperation, to ensure regional stability and boost economic growth. 
 
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The meeting was held on Tuesday at the World Economic Forum headquarters. 
 
Leaders from Albania, Montenegro and Serbia, as well as Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Germany and Switzerland attended the meeting. 
 
The leaders set out measures to strengthen economic and social ties, especially with respect to fostering inclusive growth, boosting trade, enabling public-private cooperation and empowering the next generation of leaders. 
 
They also agreed to set up a Western Balkans Competitiveness Council and organize a regional southeastern European summit in 2019.