US and The Balkans

United Macedonian Diaspora Begins Birthright Trip to Macedonia

United Macedonian Diaspora Begins Birthright Trip to Macedonia

“Two Americans, one Australian, and two Canadians – five students of proud Macedonian heritage – are spending three incredible weeks in our homeland, Macedonia, through the fourth annual Birthright Macedonia program. During their first weekend, they visited the Kale Fortress, the grave of Macedonian independence revolutionary Goce Delchev, the Old Bazaar, […]

President Trump Executive Order and the Balkans

President Trump Executive Order and the Balkans

“Continues the national emergency originally declared on June 26, 2001, by EO 13219 to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States constituted by the actions of persons engaged in, or assisting, sponsoring, or supporting (i) extremist violence […]

Thaci and Wess Mitchell on Talked on the Phone?

Thaci and Wess Mitchell on Talked on the Phone?

“President Hashim Thaci and Wess Mitchell, US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs spoke today by phone. The topic of this conversation, according to Thaci, was the final phase of the dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia. Thaci in a Facebook post, President Thaci said he agreed […]

Serbia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Serbian Anti-Trafficking  Activist Honored by Secretary of State Pompeo in Washington DC; EBRD Gives Loan to Serbia for Home Energy Efficiency;  US House Foreign Affairs Committee Calls on Serbia to Solve Bytyqi Brothers Murder

Serbia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Serbian Anti-Trafficking Activist Honored by Secretary of State Pompeo in Washington DC; EBRD Gives Loan to Serbia for Home Energy Efficiency; US House Foreign Affairs Committee Calls on Serbia to Solve Bytyqi Brothers Murder

“The United States Secretary of State named Ivana Radović a Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Hero.  Ms. Radović is Head of Policy and Learning at ASTRA, one of Serbia’s premier grassroots anti-trafficking NGOs.  The Department of State also upgraded Serbia to Tier Two on its annual TIP Report, a […]

US Ambassador to BiH Reaffirms Relationship

US Ambassador to BiH Reaffirms Relationship

“The US remains firmly committed to being a reliable partner and friend to Bosnia and Herzegovina as we tackle the problems of the modern world, said US Ambassador to Bosnia Maureen Cormack at a reception organized in Sarajevo on Wednesday on occasion of the US Independence Day. ‘I […]

US and Croatian Relations Blossom in Zagreb

“Speaking at a roundtable with the press in Zagreb, US Ambassador Robert Kohorst said the US would be paying more attention to Croatia during his term. ‘Croatia was for several years taken for granted, as a friend, by the US and that’s unfortunate. We need to remember who our friends […]

Slovenian Business Delegation Touring US

Slovenian Business Delegation Touring US

“A Slovenian business delegation, led by AmCham Slovenia and the investment promotion agency Spirit, is in New York to get ‘introduced to the culture and business customs in the US,’ according to AmCham. ‘The US remains a market of opportunities. This also goes for Slovenian companies which can […]