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Newsletter for 2/21/2019: Ana Brnabic & Partner Welcome a Baby Boy. Trump & Sullivan in Contact with PM Zoran Zaev. US SOCEUR Major General Meets BiH Defense Minister. Pres. Pahor in Brussels.Photo: Emir Alomerovic

Newsletter for 2/21/2019: Ana Brnabic & Partner Welcome a Baby Boy. Trump & Sullivan in Contact with PM Zoran Zaev. US SOCEUR Major General Meets BiH Defense Minister. Pres. Pahor in Brussels.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Congratulations! Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic’s partner gave birth to a baby boy. US President Donald Trump penned a letter toPrime Minister of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev congratulating him on the Prespa Agreement and calling the state a “strong […]

Newsletter for 2/20/2019: New US Ambassador to BiH Received by Milorad Dodik. US Ambassador to Croatia  Kohorst Backs President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic. Rep. Eliot Engel (D, NY-16) Urges Europe for Kosovo Visa Liberalization.  BiH Arrests 5 Migrants With Links to Terrorism.Photo: N1

Newsletter for 2/20/2019: New US Ambassador to BiH Received by Milorad Dodik. US Ambassador to Croatia Kohorst Backs President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic. Rep. Eliot Engel (D, NY-16) Urges Europe for Kosovo Visa Liberalization. BiH Arrests 5 Migrants With Links to Terrorism.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY House Committee Foreign Affairs Chairman Eliot Engel (D, NY-16) urged the EU to grant Kosovo visa liberalization while on a bipartisan congressional delegation tip to NATO Parliamentary Assembly: “One of the key criteria for Kosovo to be granted the visa free regime […]

Newsletter for 2/19/2019: No Presidential Candidate from Zaev’s SDSM & Ahmeti’s DUI in North Macedonia. Strong Efforts to Form a Gov’t in BiH. Croatia, Bosnia, and Montenegro Leaders Call for Investment.Photo: Twitter

Newsletter for 2/19/2019: No Presidential Candidate from Zaev’s SDSM & Ahmeti’s DUI in North Macedonia. Strong Efforts to Form a Gov’t in BiH. Croatia, Bosnia, and Montenegro Leaders Call for Investment.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Eliot Engel (D, NY-16) SAYS: “I am proud to celebrate the 11th anniversary of independence in Kosova. I will always fight for justice and freedom for the people of Kosova. I am […]

Newsletter for 2/18/2019: Happy Presidents Day! US Amb. Nelson Arrives in Sarajevo. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) leads delegation to Kosovo. Rep. Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) Meets Vucic over Bytyqi Brothers in MunichMSC/Guelland

Newsletter for 2/18/2019: Happy Presidents Day! US Amb. Nelson Arrives in Sarajevo. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) leads delegation to Kosovo. Rep. Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) Meets Vucic over Bytyqi Brothers in Munich

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Happy Presidents Day! Celebrations: Serbia marked Statehood Day on Friday commemorating the beginning of the First Serbian Uprising in 1804 with a ceremony that included Prime Minister Ana Brnabic and President of Republika Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina) Zeljka Cvijanovic. Meanwhile, […]

Newsletter for 1/13/2019: Secretary of State Pompeo Asks Slovakia’s Foreign Minister About Bosnia.  Rep. Eliot Engel (D, NY-16): No EU for Serbia without Recognition of Kosovo. US Navy Sea Command was in Montenegro to Provide 2 Weeks Training to its NavyPhoto: Twitter

Newsletter for 1/13/2019: Secretary of State Pompeo Asks Slovakia’s Foreign Minister About Bosnia. Rep. Eliot Engel (D, NY-16): No EU for Serbia without Recognition of Kosovo. US Navy Sea Command was in Montenegro to Provide 2 Weeks Training to its Navy

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Rest in Peace to the thirteen people killed in the bus crash on Tuesday between Skopje and Gostivar in Macedonia. We hope the thirty injured make a full recovery. Bosnia on the Agenda: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo […]

Newsletter 1/12/2019: Iowa Natiol Guard Major General Cancels Trip to Kosovo. Macedonia Begins Changing Signs to North Macedonia. BiH Looks towards NATO plan.Photo: Prishtina Insight

Newsletter 1/12/2019: Iowa Natiol Guard Major General Cancels Trip to Kosovo. Macedonia Begins Changing Signs to North Macedonia. BiH Looks towards NATO plan.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Cancelled!: Major General Timothy Orr of the Iowa National Guard has cancelled his trip to Kosovo “in connection to tariffs on Serbian and Bosnian goods,” reports RFE/RL.  Speaking of military, Kohavision reports that the US could suspend military aid to the newly formed […]

Newsletter 1/7/2019: Macedonia Signs NATO Accession Protocol. Serbia Backslides in Freedom of the World Report. New Documentary on Melania Trump and Slovenia.Photo: Facebook

Newsletter 1/7/2019: Macedonia Signs NATO Accession Protocol. Serbia Backslides in Freedom of the World Report. New Documentary on Melania Trump and Slovenia.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY WELCOME!: Macedonia signed its NATO Accession Protocol  “for the future North Macedonia” in Brussels on Wednesday enabling it to become the 30th member. The Greek Parliament will ratify the protocol for Macedonia’s admission on Friday. Backsliding Democracy: Freedom House released its […]

Newsletter 1/5/2019: Steve Bannon’s Influence Spreads to MNE. MAK Parliamentarians at NATO HQ. Piran Arbitration Snafu. HDZ Confident in EUR Parliament Elections.Photo: Twitter

Newsletter 1/5/2019: Steve Bannon’s Influence Spreads to MNE. MAK Parliamentarians at NATO HQ. Piran Arbitration Snafu. HDZ Confident in EUR Parliament Elections.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Montenegrin Opposition leader Nebojsa Medoevic said that he will be joining former US Trump Advisor Steve Bannon’s right-wing movement called The Movement. Cultural Diplomacy: US Ambassador to Montenegro Judy Rising Reinke looks to increase people to people ties and cross-cultural connections […]