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Newsletter for 5/21/2019: Montenegro Celebrates Independence Day. EU’s Hahn Expects N. Macedoia to Open Accession Before Summer. BiH House Speaker Wants Increased Ties with Iran. More Drama in the Kosovo ParliamentPhoto: Jessica S. Hitchcock/Twitter

Newsletter for 5/21/2019: Montenegro Celebrates Independence Day. EU’s Hahn Expects N. Macedoia to Open Accession Before Summer. BiH House Speaker Wants Increased Ties with Iran. More Drama in the Kosovo Parliament

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Montenegro President Milo Djukanovic congratulated all Montenegrins on independence day (May 21). He looks to the historical achievement of restoring independence thirteen years ago through a “peaceful democratic path” and that Montenegro is  a “modern European state.” Montenegrin Defense Minister […]

Newsletter for 5/16/2019: Serbian Minister of Interior on Visit to US. BiH Presidency Member Files Criminal Charges Against Dodik. President Thaci to Blame for Turkish Deportations Last Year?Photo: Time Out

Newsletter for 5/16/2019: Serbian Minister of Interior on Visit to US. BiH Presidency Member Files Criminal Charges Against Dodik. President Thaci to Blame for Turkish Deportations Last Year?

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Serbian Minister of Interior Nebojsa Stefanovic is on a three day visit to the United States. He met with Acting  Acting Administrator of the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Uttam Dhillon, noting that Serbia seized more than four tons of […]

Newsletter for 5/15/2019: US Embassy in Pristina Slams Kosovo Gov’t After Kosovo Amb. Sits Next to Trump. Republika Srpska Signs $80,000/month Lobbying Deal. EU Commissioner Hahn Optimistic About MKD and Albania Accession Process Opening

Newsletter for 5/15/2019: US Embassy in Pristina Slams Kosovo Gov’t After Kosovo Amb. Sits Next to Trump. Republika Srpska Signs $80,000/month Lobbying Deal. EU Commissioner Hahn Optimistic About MKD and Albania Accession Process Opening

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY US Embassy in Kosovo statement: “The United States remains deeply concerned by the Government of Kosovo’s appointments of unqualified individuals to senior government positions – including individuals convicted of war crimes, under active indictment for serious crimes, and suspected […]

Newsletter for 5/14/2019: Rep. Ed Case (D, HI-1) Meets HI National Guard in Kosovo. NATO Exercises Throughout May-June in Region. Kolinda Meets Trudeau in Ottawa. Violent Protests Rock Albania.Photo: Euronews

Newsletter for 5/14/2019: Rep. Ed Case (D, HI-1) Meets HI National Guard in Kosovo. NATO Exercises Throughout May-June in Region. Kolinda Meets Trudeau in Ottawa. Violent Protests Rock Albania.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Congressman Ed Case (D, HI-1) visited Kosovo over the weekend. He met with the Hawaiian National Guard at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo officials, and a USAID agricultural project. Also in Kosovo, National Democratic Institute President Ambassador Derek Mitchell met with former […]

Newsletter for 5/13/2019: Pendarovski Sworn-in as President in MKD. W. Balkan Leaders Urge EU to Consider it of Geostrategic Importance. Military Parade in Serbia Causes Controversy Across the Region.

Newsletter for 5/13/2019: Pendarovski Sworn-in as President in MKD. W. Balkan Leaders Urge EU to Consider it of Geostrategic Importance. Military Parade in Serbia Causes Controversy Across the Region.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper met with a Montenegrin Ministry of Defense delegation led by Ivica Ivanovic to discuss the US role in supporting Montenegro’s continuing integration into NATO. Stevo Pendarovski was sworn in as President of […]

Newsletter for 5/7/2019: Peace Corps to be Established in Montenegro. Alaska National Guard Off to Kosovo. NATO Admiral in BiH. Brdo-Brijuni Summit to be Held in Albania This Week.

Newsletter for 5/7/2019: Peace Corps to be Established in Montenegro. Alaska National Guard Off to Kosovo. NATO Admiral in BiH. Brdo-Brijuni Summit to be Held in Albania This Week.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY The United States Peace Corps Director Judy Olsen signed a bilateral agreement Montenegro’s Deputy Prime Minister Pazinwith to establish a program in country. It joins Albania, Kosovo, Moldova, and N. Macedonia as active Peace Corps countries in the region. […]

Newsletter for 5/6/2019: Pendarovski Wins N. Macedonia Presidential Election. Turkey & Bosnia Sign Free Trade Agreement. Pope Francis Begins Trip to Bulgaria and N. Macedonia

Newsletter for 5/6/2019: Pendarovski Wins N. Macedonia Presidential Election. Turkey & Bosnia Sign Free Trade Agreement. Pope Francis Begins Trip to Bulgaria and N. Macedonia

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY SDSM-led coalition presidential candidate Stevo Pendarovski wins the second round presidential election in N. Macedonia succeeding Gjorge Ivanov. Montenegrin President Milo Djukanovic is in Arizona attending the McCain Institute’s Sedona Forum. He held a bilateral meeting with US Official […]

Newsletter for 5/2/2019: Montenegrin President in US for Sedona Forum. Slovenia Celebrates 15 Years in the EU. Latest on N. Macedonia Presidential Elections. Serbia’s Foreign Minister Takes Aim at BiH Prime Minister.exploringmacedonia.com

Newsletter for 5/2/2019: Montenegrin President in US for Sedona Forum. Slovenia Celebrates 15 Years in the EU. Latest on N. Macedonia Presidential Elections. Serbia’s Foreign Minister Takes Aim at BiH Prime Minister.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Montenegro’s President Milo Djukanovic will be in the US to attend the McCain Institute’s annual Sedona Forum. US President Donald Trump taps former US Ambassador to Bolivia, US Ambassador to the Philippines, Chief of Mission to Kosovo, Desk Officer to […]