“Carles Puigdemont takes Slovenia as his model of how to form an independent state. The republic announced secession from Yugoslavia, then delayed it before extracting itself successfully in 1991. Five years later, it was recognised as a sovereign state by the European Union. Mr Puigdemont visited the Alpine nation to see how a country forces its way to freedom. Step forward to 2017, and the life-long separatist with a Beatles mop-top believes that he is about to do the same in Catalonia and form the world’s 196th country…” (The Times)
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#Kosovo's Constitutional Court declares the restriction of movement instituted by the government as unconstitutional.:
#Coronavirus Cases Top 750 in #Croatia, #Serbia, and #Slovenia, #Kosovo breaks 100 Cases
The #Macedonian Flag Hoisted at @NATO HQ in Brussels
Kosovo Pres. @HashimThaciRKS Meets QUINT Ambassadors, Calls Acting PM @albinkurti to Meet on Wednesday
Catch Up From the Weekend:
#Coronavirus Update from the #Balkans.
U.S. Statement Post Fall of Gov't in #Kosovo.
CONGRATS to #NATO's Newest Member, N. #Macedonia!
.@USAID is donating $1.2 million to #BiH to help its laboratory systems, activate case-finding & monitoring, support experts, bolster awareness & community engagement and strengthen prevention. #USAinBiH https://twitter.com/USAIDBIH/status/1244528920512409600
@USAID is donating $1.2 million to #BiH to help its laboratory systems, activate case-finding & monitoring, support experts, bolster awareness & community engagement and strengthen prevention. #COVID19 #Coronavirus #USAinBiH @USAIDGH @USAIDMarkGreen @USAIDBGlick @USEmbassySJJ
Members of the 11th Contingent Army🇲🇪 returned to MNE last night from the #ResoluteSupport mission in Afghanistan. Their return was temporarily delayed due to #COVID19. After decontamination and health checks, soldiers were quarantined in #Danilovgrad. @Defence_mne #WeAreNATO4