US and The Balkans

Kosovo Leaders Have Packed Day at the UN General AssemblyPhoto: impakter.com

Kosovo Leaders Have Packed Day at the UN General Assembly

The Kosovo delegation of President Hashim Thaci, Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, and Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli began a long week of meetings and negotiations at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York. They met on Monday with representatives from the Milenimum Corporation Challenge, the US State […]

US Ambassador Delawie: We won’t just accept any agreementUS Embassy Kosovo

US Ambassador Delawie: We won’t just accept any agreement

“The outgoing US ambassador to Pristina Greg Delawie said on Monday Washington would not welcome any solution to Kosovo issue eventually reached by the two sides, the Beta news agency reported. In an interview with the Pristina Koha Ditore daily, Delawie said that because the Belgrade – Pristina […]

Macedonian President Against Changing the Identity of Macedonia

Macedonian President Against Changing the Identity of Macedonia

“‘No politician has the mandate to negotiate the identity of a nation. The majority of Macedonian citizens did not vote for a government that stipulates a change of the Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia for the purpose of changing the constitutional name of the state. Therefore, neither […]

US Ambassador Baily: Macedonia is at a crossroads

US Ambassador Baily: Macedonia is at a crossroads

“A decision the citizens of Macedonia will make in the upcoming referendum is crucial for the country’s future, US Ambassador Jess Baily told reporters Monday during his visit to Kumanovo. ‘I am glad to be here when Macedonia is at a crossroad. I hope that citizens will come out and […]

PM Markovic Addresses Nelson Mandela World Peace Summit at UNGAPhoto: Government of Montenegro

PM Markovic Addresses Nelson Mandela World Peace Summit at UNGA

“‘Montenegro confirms its commitment to continuously contributing to world peace and equality among people,’ said Prime Minister Duško Marković, speaking at the UN General Assembly at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit, held on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Peace Prize. ‘During the disintegration of […]

Ana Brnabic Meets Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) at UNGAPhoto: Politika/Tanjug

Ana Brnabic Meets Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) at UNGA

“Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, began a visit to New York with a meeting with Senator Ron Johnson, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and the Subcommittee on Europe (of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations), the government announced in Belgrade tonight. Speaking […]

Vecer: Slovenian Delegation Without Bilateral Meeting With US Officials

Vecer: Slovenian Delegation Without Bilateral Meeting With US Officials

“The Slovenian delegation to the UN General Assembly session will not hold bilateral meetings with top US officials. Yesterday, President Borut Pahor squeezed his hand into the hand of US President Donald Trump . At the invitation of President Trump, Borut Pahor attended a traditional reception hosted by US President and first lady […]

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Kosovo Would Open Embassy in Jerusalem if Recognized; Kosovo Leadership in NY for UNGA; Ambassador Delawie Interview for KosSevUS Embassy Kosovo

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Kosovo Would Open Embassy in Jerusalem if Recognized; Kosovo Leadership in NY for UNGA; Ambassador Delawie Interview for KosSev

“Kosovo’s president, Hashim Thaci, said Thursday that were his country to have an embassy in Israel, he would put it in Jerusalem. ‘If Kosovo were recognized by Israel, I would open the Kosovo Embassy in Jerusalem,’ Thaci explained during an interview with Vizion Plus in Albania. A former paramilitary […]

US and Croatia Sign Nuclear Deal

US and Croatia Sign Nuclear Deal

“Representatives of the Croatian Institute for Radiology and Nuclear Safety (DZNS) and the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC) in Vienna have signed an agreement regulating cooperation in nuclear safety and the exchange of technical information. The agreement was signed by DZNS head Sasa Medakovic and USNRC chair Kristine […]

Montenegro to Join NATO in Latvia

Montenegro to Join NATO in Latvia

“Montenegro also plans to join the NATO battle group deployed in Latvia, General James Everard, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe, told journalists in Riga. The general said that he met with Latvian Defense Minister Raimonds Bergmanis (Greens/Farmers) and Chief of Defense Leonids Kalnins and discussed the issue related […]