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Croatia Looks to Strengthen Cooperation with AlbaniaPhoto: Office of the President of Croatia

Croatia Looks to Strengthen Cooperation with Albania

“Cooperation between Croatia and Albania is constantly improving and the main precondition for its significant expansion is better transport connectivity, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic and her Albanian host, President Ilir Meta, agreed at talks in Tirana on Wednesday. ‘We should strengthen our cooperation that is already fruitful, but […]

Croatia Looking to Build StatePhoto: SoccerPro

Croatia Looking to Build State

“Croatian State Property Minister Goran Maric said on Wednesday that building a national football stadium is needed and that he has to do it as soon as possible. ‘The construction of a national stadium is not only realistic, but it is necessary. It has to be done as […]

European Commission Recommends Kosovo for Visa LiberalizationPhoto: Traveleks

European Commission Recommends Kosovo for Visa Liberalization

“The European Commission says Kosovo has met all required benchmarks for its citizens to qualify for visa-free travel within Europe’s Schengen zone. But the proposal on visa liberalization for Kosovo must first be approved by the European Parliament and the Council of Europe, where several EU member states […]

Thaci: This Meeting With Vucic “Most Difficult”Photo: Associated Press

Thaci: This Meeting With Vucic “Most Difficult”

“Addressing the media after meeting his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic in Brussels said today’s round of dialogue, Kosovo President Hashim Thaci said the meeting ‘was short but the most difficult one since he started negotiations with Vucic six years ago.’ ‘It was a short but one of the […]

Tucker Carlson Doubles Down on Questioning NATO Commitment to Montenegro

Tucker Carlson Doubles Down on Questioning NATO Commitment to Montenegro

“Tucker Carlson‘s question to President Trump about NATO and Montenegro last night set off a bit of a firestorm, and Carlson tonight doubled down. Carlson questioned the NATO provision about defending member nations and name-dropped Montenegro in particular, asking, ‘Why should my son go to Montenegro to defend it from attack?’ […]

Montenegro’s Chinese Construction “Headache”

Montenegro’s Chinese Construction “Headache”

“Meant to be an iconic route to a more connected and prosperous future, a brand new highway financed and under construction by China has become a headache for the tiny Balkan country of Montenegro. Although the first 41-km section through difficult, mountainous terrain is not yet complete, the […]

Vucic After Meeting Thaci in Brussels: Belgrade-Pristina Talks “Extremely Complicated”Photo: European Commission

Vucic After Meeting Thaci in Brussels: Belgrade-Pristina Talks “Extremely Complicated”

“Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic described his meeting with Pristina’s delegation in Brussels as ‘extremely complicated’ adding that the Albanians tried to secure everything for themselves, while Belgrade was looking for a compromise. Speaking to reporters after the meeting facilitated by the European Union diplomacy chief Federica Mogherini, Vucic said there […]

Serbian PM Meets Counterpart in Georgia, Aims to Strengthen RelationsPhoto: Government of Serbia

Serbian PM Meets Counterpart in Georgia, Aims to Strengthen Relations

“Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic met with the Prime Minister of Georgia Mamuk Bakhtadze Tbilisi  at the start of the first official visit to that country. Brnabic is the first Serbian Prime Minister to visit Georgia on an official visit, the government’s Office for Media Cooperation announced. Brnabic […]

IMF Approves 30-Month Policy Coordination Instrument for SerbiaPhoto: TheBubble

IMF Approves 30-Month Policy Coordination Instrument for Serbia

“On July 18, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a new 30-month Policy Coordination Instrument (PCI) for Serbia. [1] The PCI-supported program will build on the precautionary Stand-By Arrangement successfully completed in February 2018 and aims at maintaining macroeconomic and financial stability and advancing […]