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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 […]

12 Agreements Signed Between Albania and Kosovo on Albanian Flag DayPhoto: Twitter

12 Agreements Signed Between Albania and Kosovo on Albanian Flag Day

“The governments of Albania and Kosovo signed Monday on the joint meeting in Korça 12 agreements and understanding memorandums between the two countries, materializing the continuum of Strategic Partnership between the two countries. Overall, the two governments have signed four cooperation agreements on social insurance and integration and […]

Haradinaj Expects Recognition from Serbia at End of DialoguePhoto: Kosova Press

Haradinaj Expects Recognition from Serbia at End of Dialogue

“People in Kosovo expect that Serbia, in the end of the Pristina-Belgrade dialogue, accepts Kosovo’s independence, said Kosovo Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, during an interview with Deutsche Welle. Haradinaj said that dialogue had some progress until the Brussels agreement from 2013. ‘After the Brussels agreement, the dialogue did not […]

Serbia FM Dacic – If US Involved in Kosovo Talks, We Need Trump AdministrationPhoto: European Western Balkans

Serbia FM Dacic – If US Involved in Kosovo Talks, We Need Trump Administration

“Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic says he does not believe that a change to the format of the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue is possible. Speaking for Prva TV late on Monday, (Ivica) Dacic also said that he had no information that former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice could become […]

Ministers of Foreign Affairs Descend on Washington, DCPhoto: Atlantic Council

Ministers of Foreign Affairs Descend on Washington, DC

While Balkan Prime Ministers are in Budapest, the Atlantic Council’s event on Wednesday, A Coming Storm? Shaping a Balkan Future in an Era of Uncertainty will see Balkan Foreign Ministers descend on Washington, D.C. for the one day event. The following Ministers of Foreign Affairs are confirmed and […]

Kosovo Officials in Albania for Meeting, Albania’s Independence Day

Kosovo Officials in Albania for Meeting, Albania’s Independence Day

The government of Kosovo has travelled to Albania to hold the 4th joint meeting, which will last two days. The first day will be spent in Korca, Albania and then move on to Vlora for the November 28 Independence Day celebrations of Albania. “One land, one dream, one […]

Kosovo WEEKEND RECAP: War Crimes Court Ready for Indictments; Opposition Leaders Arrested; Kosovo Sets Albanian Independence Day as National Holiday; Kos. Serbs Still Waiting for Association; Bombs Go Off in Northern Serb Municipality; Madagascar Recognizes KosovoPhoto: Kosovadiaspora.com

Kosovo WEEKEND RECAP: War Crimes Court Ready for Indictments; Opposition Leaders Arrested; Kosovo Sets Albanian Independence Day as National Holiday; Kos. Serbs Still Waiting for Association; Bombs Go Off in Northern Serb Municipality; Madagascar Recognizes Kosovo

“A special court with international prosecutors and judges set up to tackle alleged war crimes by ethnic Albanians against Serbs during Kosovo’s 1998-99 war is ready to proceed with its first indictments, its president said in an interview.” (Reuters) “Kosovo police on Friday arrested a top opposition leader and […]

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 […]

Serbia WEEKEND RECAP: NATO Trains Civil Servants in Cyber Defense; Russia Wants Deal – Access to Humanitarian Center in Serbia for Access  to US Army in Kosovo; Dacic in Argentina, FrancePhoto: Serbia.com

Serbia WEEKEND RECAP: NATO Trains Civil Servants in Cyber Defense; Russia Wants Deal – Access to Humanitarian Center in Serbia for Access to US Army in Kosovo; Dacic in Argentina, France

“Civil servants from the Office of the National Security Council and Classified Information Protection of the government of Serbia were trained to deal with information systems security (INFOSEC) in real life situations. The training took place in Belgrade and Tallinn from 30 October until 10 November 2017 as […]

Pristina Issues Arrest Warrant for Opposition LeadersPhoto: Al Jazeera

Pristina Issues Arrest Warrant for Opposition Leaders

“The Basic Court in Pristina has issued an arrest warrant for the the opposition Vetevendosje MPs, Albin Kurti and Donika Kadaj-Bujupi after they did not show up for their trial today. The presiding judge of this case, Beqir Kalludra said that the defendants have not justified their absence […]