Kosovo

Newsletter for 3/26/2019: US Amb. to BiH to Meet Republika Srpska Officials. Serbian Ruling Party Wants Early Elections. Kosovo PM Dismisses Deputy in Govt for “Genocide” Words .

Newsletter for 3/26/2019: US Amb. to BiH to Meet Republika Srpska Officials. Serbian Ruling Party Wants Early Elections. Kosovo PM Dismisses Deputy in Govt for “Genocide” Words .

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY US Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Eric George Nelson will meet with Republika Srpska leaders and opposition parties in Banja Luka today. Serbia’s Ruling Progressive Party (SNS) wants to have early elections, says President Aleksandar Vucic. Indian President Ram Nath […]

Newsletter for 3/25/2019: 20th Anniversary of the NATO Intervention in Yugoslavia Remembered in Kosovo and Serbia. Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic: MKD President Ivanov Refuses to Sign Bill into Law

Newsletter for 3/25/2019: 20th Anniversary of the NATO Intervention in Yugoslavia Remembered in Kosovo and Serbia. Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic: MKD President Ivanov Refuses to Sign Bill into Law

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Remembering the NATO bombings of Yugoslavia 20 years on: Congressman Eliot Engel (D, NY – 16) and Ilir Zherka in The Hill: “Lessons from the 1999 U.S. military intervention in Kosovo“; BBC News (Video): “Kosovo war: The conflict that […]

Newsletter for 3/19/2019: State Department’s Kirsten D. Madison in Kosovo. Slovenia & UK Adopt Reciprocal Measures if No-Deal Brexit. Update: Tense Protests in Belgrade. BiH Leaders Discuss Guiding Principles in Gov’t Formation.

Newsletter for 3/19/2019: State Department’s Kirsten D. Madison in Kosovo. Slovenia & UK Adopt Reciprocal Measures if No-Deal Brexit. Update: Tense Protests in Belgrade. BiH Leaders Discuss Guiding Principles in Gov’t Formation.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Kirsten D. Madison met with Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj on Monday to discuss capacity building in security institutions. Leaders of the three main political parties in Bosnia and Herzegovina […]

Newsletter for 3/14/2019: US General Scaparrotti Warns of Russian Influence in Balkans at US House Committee Hearing. Mogherini Briefs UNSC on Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue. Spanish FM in Serbia. State Department Releases Human Rights Report.

Newsletter for 3/14/2019: US General Scaparrotti Warns of Russian Influence in Balkans at US House Committee Hearing. Mogherini Briefs UNSC on Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue. Spanish FM in Serbia. State Department Releases Human Rights Report.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Commander of NATO forces in Europe, US General Curtis Scaparrotti, voiced concerns about Russia’s destabilizing influence in the Balkans and fears it could try to interfere with North Macedonia’s NATO accession. […]

Newsletter for 3/13/2019: 16 Years Since former Serbian PM Djindjic Assassination. Croatian President on Leadership of the Council of Women World Leaders, Meets UN Secretary General Guterres. Tiffany Trump in Serbia. Ivanov Refuses to Sign Bills into Law

Newsletter for 3/13/2019: 16 Years Since former Serbian PM Djindjic Assassination. Croatian President on Leadership of the Council of Women World Leaders, Meets UN Secretary General Guterres. Tiffany Trump in Serbia. Ivanov Refuses to Sign Bills into Law

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Serbians marked the 16th anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic with a protest in the city.  US Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Eric George Nelson met with Lieutenant General of the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina […]

Newsletter for 3/12/2019:  US Slams Kosovo Over Deportation of Alleged Guelnists to Turkey Last Year. Merekl’s Foreign Policy Advisor Visits Kosovo & Serbia on Heels of State Dept. Official. Annual National Program in BiH Removed from Agenda.Vucic, Brnabic, and Dacic Meet Serbian Patriarch Irinej.

Newsletter for 3/12/2019: US Slams Kosovo Over Deportation of Alleged Guelnists to Turkey Last Year. Merekl’s Foreign Policy Advisor Visits Kosovo & Serbia on Heels of State Dept. Official. Annual National Program in BiH Removed from Agenda.Vucic, Brnabic, and Dacic Meet Serbian Patriarch Irinej.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY The US Embassy in Pristina released a statement today slamming Kosovo for the deportation of six alleged Gulenists to Turkey. It reads: “The (parliamentary investigative) committee’s findings, which suggest 31 legal or procedural breaches by the Kosovo Intelligence Agency, Interior […]

Newsletter for 3/11/2019: US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale in Kosovo & Serbia. BiH Approves Chinese Bank Loan Deal. Dodik’s anti-NATO, West Remarks. Catholic Mass at Bleiburg Prohibited.

Newsletter for 3/11/2019: US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale in Kosovo & Serbia. BiH Approves Chinese Bank Loan Deal. Dodik’s anti-NATO, West Remarks. Catholic Mass at Bleiburg Prohibited.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY  US First Lady Melania Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo awarded Montenegrin investigative journalist Olivera Lakic withthe State Department’s International Women of Courge Award on Women’s Day (March 8th). Lakic was one of ten women to receive the award. […]