Macedonia

Newsletter 1/23/2019: Wess Mitchell Resigns. No luck for Amb. Kosnett in Kosovo. New Airline Routes Across BiH Show Different Interests.Photo: Croatian Embassy in Washington DC/Facebook

Newsletter 1/23/2019: Wess Mitchell Resigns. No luck for Amb. Kosnett in Kosovo. New Airline Routes Across BiH Show Different Interests.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Big News From Washington: U.S. State Department official A. Wess Mitchell, the Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs, has announced his resignation that will come into effect on February 15, 2019. He cited personal and professional reasons for […]

Newsletter 1/22/2019: US Amb. Kosnett to Meet Kosovo Leaders Over 100% Tax. Deminers from Region Die in Yemen. Palau Suspends Recognition of Kosovo? Komsic Discusses BiH Political System.Photo: Government of Montenegro/RTCG

Newsletter 1/22/2019: US Amb. Kosnett to Meet Kosovo Leaders Over 100% Tax. Deminers from Region Die in Yemen. Palau Suspends Recognition of Kosovo? Komsic Discusses BiH Political System.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Prespa: Macedonia awaits the Greek Parliament‘s vote on the Prespa Agreement set to take place on Thursday. On Monday, Greek parliament’s Committee on Defense and Foreign Policy debated the topic. It is set to be debated in a plenary […]

Newsletter 1/21/2019 Putin Recap. Violent Protests Against Prespa in Greece. Albanian President in Montenegro. Melania Trump Profiled in The Guardian.Photo: The Moscow Times

Newsletter 1/21/2019 Putin Recap. Violent Protests Against Prespa in Greece. Albanian President in Montenegro. Melania Trump Profiled in The Guardian.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Putin & Pasha: Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on Thursday. Putin decorated Vucic with the Order of Aleksandar Nevsky and Vucic gifted his Russian counterpart a Sarplaninac puppy named Pasha. Montenegrin opposition leaders were excited to […]

Newsletter 1/17/2019: Putin’s Agenda Includes Greater Balkans. Putin Assassination Plot Foiled. Kolinda Visits Erdogan in Turkey. Ivanovic Assassination 1 Year Anniversary.

Newsletter 1/17/2019: Putin’s Agenda Includes Greater Balkans. Putin Assassination Plot Foiled. Kolinda Visits Erdogan in Turkey. Ivanovic Assassination 1 Year Anniversary.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY WEEKEND READ: “Want to Cultivate a Liberal European Islam? Look to Bosnia.” by Riada Asimovic Akyol for The Atlantic:”When French President Emmanuel Macron said last summer that he would create a new “framework and rules” for Islamic institutions in France, he […]

Macedonia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Osmani – Macedonia will open EU accession negotiations in 2019; Ivanov Signs Amnesty Law; Santa Clause Run Takes Over Skopje (Video)

Macedonia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Osmani – Macedonia will open EU accession negotiations in 2019; Ivanov Signs Amnesty Law; Santa Clause Run Takes Over Skopje (Video)

“‘2019 will be the year when Macedonia is to open EU accession negotiations,’ Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs Bujar Osmani told a press conference on Sunday. His expectations are based on the achievements in the historical 2018, the expectation for the finalization of obligations stemming from the Prespa […]