Experts point to the importance of regional and international co-operation among prosecutors in the fight against terrorism and extremism.
Efforts to assist victims of recent flooding demonstrated the region's commitment to peaceful co-existence.
A military exercise led by the US aims to help Balkan states respond to natural and man-made disasters.
Serbia has improved the capacities and interoperability of its military by boosting its participation in international exercises.
Experts say that a police operation performed in co-operation with Germany demonstrates Albania's capacity to identify and lead major operations against organised crime groups.
Turkey and Hungary voice support for quicker regional NATO integration as they continue comprehensive defence reforms.
Balkan countries expect greater assistance and support from the EU and NATO to counter human trafficking.
The two countries agreed their security agencies will more effectively exchange information.
The two countries signed a memorandum of understanding to advance collaboration between their prosecutors' offices.
ISIL fighters crossing through Balkan countries are a serious threat because they are able to commit terrorist attacks anywhere, experts say.