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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Albanian President Gives Wise Words in Unofficial Visit to SerbiaPhoto: Voice of the People Today

Albanian President Gives Wise Words in Unofficial Visit to Serbia

“Ilir Meta, who is on a two-day private visit to the south of central Serbia, says he did not expect to be welcomed by President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, because he personally initiated the visit. President of Albania, Ilir Meta, who was on a two-day private visit to […]

Despite Training with the West, Serbia to Buy Belarusian WarplanesPhoto: Defence Blog

Despite Training with the West, Serbia to Buy Belarusian Warplanes

“Serbia will buy four S-300 air defense missile systems and six MiG-29 warplanes from Belarus, the Belgrade-based tabloid Alo has reported. Tanjug cited the report on Sunday to say that the contract will be signed by presidents of Serbia and Belarus Aleksandar Vucic and Aleksandr Lukashenko. The daily […]

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 […]

Dacic – No Kosovo Recognition to Join EUPhoto: European Western Balkans

Dacic – No Kosovo Recognition to Join EU

Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic says Serbia will not recognize Kosovo for the sake of joining the EU. Speaking in Buenos Aires, where he will on Wednesday attend the naming of one of the city’s squares after the Republic of Serbia, Dacic added that full membership in the EU […]