Early Saturday morning Dec 19 the first Serbians could travel within the European Union without visa. Among the first to travel was a Serbian delegation led by vice PM Bozidar Djelic which landed at Brussels airport 02.30 am, where they were received by the Swedish migration minister Tobias Billström. The delegation will celebrate the new freedom of travel by proceeding to Paris, Rome and Berlin. Several of the delegates have never been outside Serbia.
According to unofficial reports from Serbia, the government will hand in their EU membership application the coming week in Stockholm.