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ECHR to Rule on Slovenia’s Case Against Croatia Over Ljubljanska Banka

ECHR to Rule on Slovenia’s Case Against Croatia Over Ljubljanska Banka

“The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg will decide on Slovenia’s lawsuit against Croatia in the dispute concerning the Croatian clients’ savings deposits in the Zagreb branch of the now defunct Slovenian bank Ljubljanska Banka, Slovenian media reported on Wednesday. In autumn […]

NATO to “Re-examine Level of Engagement” in Kosovo

NATO to “Re-examine Level of Engagement” in Kosovo

“The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg had a phone call today with Mr Ramush Haradinaj of Kosovo. He informed Mr Haradinaj that the North Atlantic Council had an initial discussion on the recently adopted laws on the transition of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF). The Secretary General informed […]

Montenegro Adopts Defense Strategy Fully In-line With NATONATO

Montenegro Adopts Defense Strategy Fully In-line With NATO

“The Montenegrin Parliament has adopted itsNational Security Strategy, which, as reported, is a key document in this area fully aligned with the NATO Strategy. Defense Minister Predrag Boskovic said that the main reason for changing the key strategic document is Montenegro’s membership in NATO, on June 5 last […]

Croatian Foreign Minister Attends US-Adriatic Charter MeetingPhoto: Sanjin Strukic/PIXSELL

Croatian Foreign Minister Attends US-Adriatic Charter Meeting

“Croatian Foreign Minister Marija Pejcinovic-Buric attended a meeting of the Adriatic Charter (A5) in Podgorica in Tuesday, where the A-5 members discussed security challenges and future cooperation in the region, a press release from the Foreign Ministry said. The Adriatic Charter was formed in 2003 by Albania, Croatia, […]

Croatian Prime Minister Looks to Increase Ties with African CountriesPhoto: Jutarnji List

Croatian Prime Minister Looks to Increase Ties with African Countries

“A two day EU-Africa summit ended in Vienna today. The forum gathered leaders from 20 EU and African countries, including the Croatian Prime Minister. Along with eliminating the uncontrolled flood of African migrants into Europe, the focus of the summit was also on stimulating economic cooperation between the […]

The Guardian: “Croatia violating EU law by sending asylum seekers back to Bosnia”The Dubrovnik Times

The Guardian: “Croatia violating EU law by sending asylum seekers back to Bosnia”

“Croatian police are returning groups of asylum seekers across the EU’s external border with Bosnia, a video obtained by the Guardian suggests, in an apparent breach of EU law. Footage shared by the watchdog organisation Border Violence Monitoring(BVM) shows a number of alleged collective expulsions or “pushbacks” of migrants […]

Croatian Central Bank Intervenes…Again

Croatian Central Bank Intervenes…Again

“The Croatian central bank said on Monday it had bought 457.7 million euros ($518.8 million) from commercial banks in its second intervention this month to counter appreciation pressures on the national kuna currency. It said it had bought the euros at an average rate of 7.3979 kuna per […]

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Croatia Denies Sending Migrants Back Across the Bosnian Border; Croatia Moving Closer to Adopting the Euro; Acquiring Croatian Citizenship Just got EasierPhoto: International Business Times

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Croatia Denies Sending Migrants Back Across the Bosnian Border; Croatia Moving Closer to Adopting the Euro; Acquiring Croatian Citizenship Just got Easier

“Croatian authorities are denying a report by an international watchdog group that the country’s police are illegally and sometimes violently pushing migrants back into neighboring Bosnia. Croatian Interior Ministry denied wrongdoing Sunday, responding to a video published by the Border Violence Monitoring group, BMV.” (Voice of America) “The […]

US Congress to Decide on Croatia-Israel Fighter Jet DealPhoto: Martin Falbisoner

US Congress to Decide on Croatia-Israel Fighter Jet Deal

“The US State Department had formally notified Congress on Tuesday of the arms transfer case involving Israel’s sale of F-16 jets to Croatia, the US embassy in Zagreb confirmed to N1 television. The Congress now has a 15-day period to formally approve the deal. However, in its statement […]