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Tillerson Talks Balkans: “Bloodlines should no longer be battle lines”Photo: cnn.com

Tillerson Talks Balkans: “Bloodlines should no longer be battle lines”

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke about the Balkans in his address on Tuesday at the Wilson Center. He spoke about US support for Croatia’s Krk Island Project, and further spoke about continued US support to the Balkans. “The United States recognizes the fragility of the Balkans and […]

INA to Acquire Machinery for $363 million for Refinery in Rijeka

INA to Acquire Machinery for $363 million for Refinery in Rijeka

“The INA oil company announced that it has initiated the procedure to acquire machinery for the processing of heavy by-products at the Rijeka refinery, worth a total of 2.5 billion kuna ($363.63 million). A final decision on the project to process heavy by-products in Rijeka should be adopted […]

Biggest Winner at 16 +1 Central and Eastern European Summit is…..China, of coursePhoto: Lonely Planet

Biggest Winner at 16 +1 Central and Eastern European Summit is…..China, of course

Bosnia – Chairman of the Council of Ministers Denis Zvizdic is in attendance. What was done? Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of the Mine and Thermal Power plant in Kamengrad, Sanski Most worth around capital of around 500 million euros ($595 million) with China Energy Group. Read more […]

WaPo – “Behind the Croatian bankruptcy that’s shaking the Balkans”Photo: N1

WaPo – “Behind the Croatian bankruptcy that’s shaking the Balkans”

“Ivica Todoric will no longer be living in his sprawling 16th-century castle overlooking Croatia’s capital, flying in his private helicopter to his luxurious coastal villa or taking his yacht for a trip in the Adriatic. Croatia’s most wanted fugitive, known locally as ‘the Boss,’ surrendered to London police […]

European Commission to Oversee Croatia-Slovenia Dispute… Unless Cerar Meets PlenkovicPhoto: Vlada.si

European Commission to Oversee Croatia-Slovenia Dispute… Unless Cerar Meets Plenkovic

Delo reports that the Slovenian-Croatian border dispute saga of arbitration could soon be over. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has tasked First Vice-President Frans Timmermans to mediate between the neighbors, but could there be a twist in the story as the door is still open for talks between […]

Croatia WEEKEND RECAP: President Grabar-Kitarovic to Visit America First Week in Dec.; Did Croatia Fund Separatists in Bosnia?; Welcome to Hard Rock Hotel – Zagreb!Photo: Croatia Week

Croatia WEEKEND RECAP: President Grabar-Kitarovic to Visit America First Week in Dec.; Did Croatia Fund Separatists in Bosnia?; Welcome to Hard Rock Hotel – Zagreb!

“President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic will travel to the United States in December to meet United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, US officials and members of the Croatian diaspora, and she will also give a lecture at Tufts University, reports tportal.hr on November 25, 2017… The President will be in the United States […]

Macedonia WEEKEND RECAP: US – Adriatic Charter Defense Ministerial Meeting to Be Held in Ohrid; Macedonia and Bulgaria Pushing Region Forward; Entering “Name Negotiations” Fearless…. Without Aleksander the Great Statues?;

Macedonia WEEKEND RECAP: US – Adriatic Charter Defense Ministerial Meeting to Be Held in Ohrid; Macedonia and Bulgaria Pushing Region Forward; Entering “Name Negotiations” Fearless…. Without Aleksander the Great Statues?;

“Macedonia will host the forthcoming US – Adriatic Charter Defence Ministerial meeting, which will be held on December 1, 2017 in Ohrid. Some of the key speakers of the event will be the Minister of Defence of Macedonia, Radmila Sekerinska, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, the US Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Laura […]

PM and Finance Minister Present 2018 BudgetPhoto: Jutarnji List

PM and Finance Minister Present 2018 Budget

“The SDP leader slammed the 2018 budget proposal presented by the PM and Finance Minister as just a lot of hot air without any substance. The planned budget foresees about 17.3 billion euro ($20.45 bln) revenue, up 6.1 percent from the previous year with total expenditures being set […]

Darmanovic – Next Elections Shows Relationship With RussiaPhoto: CDM

Darmanovic – Next Elections Shows Relationship With Russia

“The next elections in Montenegro will be an indicator of whether relations are improving with Russia, said Montenegrin Foreign Minister Srdjan Darmanovic. Damanovic said – we will see if the elections will be mixed with multiple parties. He was in Zagreb participating at the international conference ‘NATO Enlargement in […]

Western Balkan MPs in Brussels – We ARE Europe!Photo: European Union

Western Balkan MPs in Brussels – We ARE Europe!

“The Committee on Foreign Affairs of the European Parliament (AFET) had the Interparliamentary Committee Meeting with representatives from the National Parliaments of the Western Balkans today, where they have discussed the perspectives of EU integration and the accession process of the Western Balkans. The meeting was chaired by David […]