Kosovo

Newsletter for 6/19/2019: EU Delays Decision on N. Macedonia and Albania EU Accession. Dodik Snubs State Dept.’s Palmer for Viktor Orban. Kate Byrnes Sworn-In As US Amb. to N. Macedonia. PIC Steering Board Meets in BiH, Russia Snubs Communique

Newsletter for 6/19/2019: EU Delays Decision on N. Macedonia and Albania EU Accession. Dodik Snubs State Dept.’s Palmer for Viktor Orban. Kate Byrnes Sworn-In As US Amb. to N. Macedonia. PIC Steering Board Meets in BiH, Russia Snubs Communique

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY White House Press Release: “Text of a Notice on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to the Western Balkans“: “The actions of persons threatening the peace and international stabilization efforts in the Western Balkans, including acts of extremist […]

Newsletter for 6/18/2019: State Dept.’s Matthew Palmer to Meet BiH Presidency Members. US Military Concludes Exercises in Serbia, Continues Drills in MKD. EU Ministers to Discuss MKD and ALB Today. Vucic Calls for Parliamentary Elections.

Newsletter for 6/18/2019: State Dept.’s Matthew Palmer to Meet BiH Presidency Members. US Military Concludes Exercises in Serbia, Continues Drills in MKD. EU Ministers to Discuss MKD and ALB Today. Vucic Calls for Parliamentary Elections.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Members of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina will meet US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Palmer today. Palmer has been in Bosnia since June 14th.  On Monday, Palmer and US Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Eric George Nelson met […]

Newsletter for 6/17/2019: Dodik Remains Sanctioned. Kosovo Advisor to PM in Iowa. Vucic Calls on Trump to Kickstart Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue. Is There a European Future for N. Macedonia and Albania? Russian Troops Arrive in Serbia.Photo: The Srpska Times

Newsletter for 6/17/2019: Dodik Remains Sanctioned. Kosovo Advisor to PM in Iowa. Vucic Calls on Trump to Kickstart Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue. Is There a European Future for N. Macedonia and Albania? Russian Troops Arrive in Serbia.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Erolld Belegu, an advisor to Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, was in Iowa this week promoting the newly designated American Economic Zone that will be situated just outside the western cit of Gjakova/Djakovica. US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State […]

Newsletter for 6/13/2019: Recap of Bill Clinton, Albright, Clark in Pristina for End of Kosovo War Anniversary. Senate Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing on N. Macedonia’s NATO Accession, Given Boost by EU Officials.  Serbian Foreign Affairs Committee Member in Iran

Newsletter for 6/13/2019: Recap of Bill Clinton, Albright, Clark in Pristina for End of Kosovo War Anniversary. Senate Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing on N. Macedonia’s NATO Accession, Given Boost by EU Officials. Serbian Foreign Affairs Committee Member in Iran

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Former US President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright spoke at the 20 year anniversary of the end of the Kosovo War. A bust of Albright was unveiled in Pristina while Clinton gave remarks at a statue […]

Newsletter for 6/12/2019: Bill Clinton and Albright in Kosovo. State Dept.’s Palmer Meets Serbian Opposition. Joint Declaration From 13 EU Countries Calls for Expansion to Western Balkans. Familiar Face as New Russian Ambassador to SerbiaPhoto: Our Wonderland

Newsletter for 6/12/2019: Bill Clinton and Albright in Kosovo. State Dept.’s Palmer Meets Serbian Opposition. Joint Declaration From 13 EU Countries Calls for Expansion to Western Balkans. Familiar Face as New Russian Ambassador to Serbia

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Former US President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Madeleine Albright arrived in Kosovo yesterday to attend a ceremony happening marking 20 years since NATO troops were deployed to stop the Kosovo War. Clinton was awarded the Freedom Order […]

Newsletter for 6/11/2019: State Dept.’s Matthew Palmer Calls for Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue to Resume. US Ambassador to BiH Visits Srebrenica. Recap of UNSC Meeting on Kosovo. MKD Arrests Senior Official For Corruption.

Newsletter for 6/11/2019: State Dept.’s Matthew Palmer Calls for Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue to Resume. US Ambassador to BiH Visits Srebrenica. Recap of UNSC Meeting on Kosovo. MKD Arrests Senior Official For Corruption.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Palmer urged the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue to continue after Kosovo revokes its 100% tariffs at a press conference in Belgrade with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic. US Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Eric George […]

Newsletter for 6/10/2019: State Dept.’s Matthew Palmer to Meet Vucic in Belgrade. BiH Foreign Minister in Washington DC. More Calls for Kosovo to End Tariffs. N. Macedonia PM Dealt Blow for EU Accession Date.Photo: Vogue.com/Alamy

Newsletter for 6/10/2019: State Dept.’s Matthew Palmer to Meet Vucic in Belgrade. BiH Foreign Minister in Washington DC. More Calls for Kosovo to End Tariffs. N. Macedonia PM Dealt Blow for EU Accession Date.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Palmer will meet on Monday with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade. The topic of discussion was not disclosed. Foreign Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina Igor Crnadak was in Washington DC last week where […]

Newsletter for 06/05/2019: Energy Secretary Rick Perry in Slovenia for Three Seas Initiative. Rep. Burchett Defends “Serbian Dirtbags” Comments. Praise for MKD by NATO & EU OfficialsPhoto: Reddit

Newsletter for 06/05/2019: Energy Secretary Rick Perry in Slovenia for Three Seas Initiative. Rep. Burchett Defends “Serbian Dirtbags” Comments. Praise for MKD by NATO & EU Officials

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAYWe would like to wish a happy Eid-al-Fitr to all those celebrating, especially across the Balkans. US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry travelled to Europe yesterday and will stop in Ljubljana today (June 5) for the Three Seas Initiative. US Army Secretary […]

Newsletter for 6/03/2019: Rep. Burchett (R -TN,02) Controversial Video Against Serbs Hits Mainstream. Serbian Prime Minister Banned by Kosovo Over “Racist” Comments. NATO’s Stoltenberg in MAK and ALB. House Speaker Pelosi (D -CA,12) Takes on Trump’s Immigration Policy Through Slovenian-born Wife.

Newsletter for 6/03/2019: Rep. Burchett (R -TN,02) Controversial Video Against Serbs Hits Mainstream. Serbian Prime Minister Banned by Kosovo Over “Racist” Comments. NATO’s Stoltenberg in MAK and ALB. House Speaker Pelosi (D -CA,12) Takes on Trump’s Immigration Policy Through Slovenian-born Wife.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY US Army Press Release: “US, Croatian, Slovenian forces participate in logistics-focused exercise“: “Every year, thousands of European armed forces participate in multiple exercises with the U.S. to help improve interoperability and stability of the region. Exercise Immediate Response 19 is […]