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Vučić Ecstatic About Israeli InvestmentReuters/Antonio Bronic

Vučić Ecstatic About Israeli Investment

“President Aleksandar Vučić on Tuesday received Israel’s Ambassador Alona Fisher-Kamm, to discuss “overall bilateral relations” between the two countries. According to a statement from the president’s press service, Vučić “expressed satisfaction with the increase in Israeli investments in Serbia, in particular in the construction sector,” while Fisher-Kamm stressed […]

Republika Srpska Passes Military Neutrality Legislation, Could Block NATO MembershipPhoto: Vesna Andjic/RFERL

Republika Srpska Passes Military Neutrality Legislation, Could Block NATO Membership

“Bosnian Serb lawmakers have passed a nonbinding resolution insisting on the “military neutrality” of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s ethnic Serb-dominated entity, as part of an effort to oppose the country’s potential membership in NATO. Republika Srpska’s legislative body in Banja Luka, the 83-member National Assembly, approved early on October 18 the […]

Srebrenica General to be Sentenced on Nov. 22VoA

Srebrenica General to be Sentenced on Nov. 22

The Hague has announced that it will announce the sentencing of former General of the Army of Republika Srpska, Ratko Mladić, on November 22nd.  According to B92, “In two counts of the indictment, General Mladić is charged with genocide, while the rest concern persecution, extermination, murders, deportations, forcible […]

Ambassador Scott Supports Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue, Implementation of AgreementsDani Lavi

Ambassador Scott Supports Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue, Implementation of Agreements

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić and US Ambassador Kyle Scott stressed the need for continued dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina, and the implementation of previous agreements, including the agreement on justice and the creation of the Association of Serbian Municipalities.   Scott and Vučić met at the Presidency of […]

US Statement on Kosovo Serb Judges Integration into Kosovo Judiciary

US Statement on Kosovo Serb Judges Integration into Kosovo Judiciary

The US Embassy in Kosovo released a statement regarding Kosovo Serb judges and  who are to be integrated into the Kosovo judicial system. The statement reads, ” Once achieved, judicial integration will mark an important milestone in advancing the integration of communities in Kosovo and the Normalization Dialogue with […]

Moscow Wants Speedy Clarification on Humanitarian Center in Nis

Moscow Wants Speedy Clarification on Humanitarian Center in Nis

“Aleksandr Chepurin (Russian Ambassador to Serbia) has stressed the need to, due to the scope of work, resolve the status of the Russian-Serbian Humanitarian Center (RSHC) as soon as possible. Chepurin, Russia’s ambassador in Belgrade, said this during a meeting with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, the president’s press service […]

Kosovo Serb Judges Stand Up Kosovo PM ThaciPhoto: European Western Balkans

Kosovo Serb Judges Stand Up Kosovo PM Thaci

“Serbian judges and prosecutors did not show up at the oath in the office of Kosovo’s Prime Minister Hashim Thaci. Their appointment did not happen, because it’s ‘forbidden by the Republic of Serbia with the intention not to allow integration in the judicial system of Kosovo,’ which has […]

MoU Signed on Cooperation and Competitiveness Signed at Summit100Facebook / Summit 100

MoU Signed on Cooperation and Competitiveness Signed at Summit100

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed at the Summit100 conference in Skopje on business cooperation and the promotion of competitiveness in the Western Balkan states. Republika reports that, “The regional platform Summit100 and the Western Balkans Chambers Investment Forum (WB6CIF) signed a memorandum of cooperation thus committing […]

Serbian Foreign Minister Slams the State DepartmentPhoto: European Western Balkans

Serbian Foreign Minister Slams the State Department

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić has stated that, “Serbia can see better relations with America only if it focuses on Trump and his administration. When I say that, I mean Tillerson and Pence, not the State Department, because people who wrote everything that happened in the past 20 […]

Sarajevo-Belgrade Highway Route Hits a Roadblock

Sarajevo-Belgrade Highway Route Hits a Roadblock

The planned highway between Sarajevo and Belgrade has hit a roadblock about the route between the Balkan capitals. Officials in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Republika Srpska (the Serbian entity in BiH), and Serbia have concluded that the best route would be through Tuzla, Brčko Bijeljina. They face the […]