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Balkan Insider EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Slovenian Ambassador Stanislav Vidovic

Balkan Insider EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Slovenian Ambassador Stanislav Vidovic

The Ambassador of Slovenia to the United States, Stanislav Vidovic, sat down with Balkan Insider Editor, Ryan Scherba to get to know the ambassador better, discuss EU and NATO enlargement in the Western Balkans, Slovenian-US relations, and the upcoming parliamentary elections on June 3 in Slovenia.   Thank […]

Balkan Blast 12/2/2020: Inzko calls on Dodik to remove Karadzic plaque. Croatia, Italy declare exclusive economic zone in the Adriatic. Bosnian police arrest three in election fraud case. Contour Global takes Kosovo to arbitration.

Balkan Blast 12/2/2020: Inzko calls on Dodik to remove Karadzic plaque. Croatia, Italy declare exclusive economic zone in the Adriatic. Bosnian police arrest three in election fraud case. Contour Global takes Kosovo to arbitration.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY U.S.-ADRIATIC CHARTER MEETING: The U.S. Department of Defense released a readout of the U.S. Adriatic Charter meeting on November 30 hosted by Chair Bosnia and Herzegovina and attended by representatives of Albania, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, N. Macedonia, and Slovenia. […]

Kosovo President Praises Kosovo-Turkey Relations in Interview With Turkish State-run Media OutletPhoto: Associated Press

Kosovo President Praises Kosovo-Turkey Relations in Interview With Turkish State-run Media Outlet

“Kosovar President Hashim Thaci praised relations with Turkey in an exclusive interview with Anadolu Agency in Ankara, where he had arrived to attend President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s inauguration ceremony. ‘Our participation in Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s presidential inauguration ceremony shows our approval of the strategic relations between Kosovo and […]

Balkan Blast 6/14/2021: Tensions heat up between Kosovo and Serbia ahead of meeting in Brussels. Kosovo marks 22 years since NATO troops arrived in country. Albania to join UN Security Council. NATO Summit preview.Photo: The Srpska Times

Balkan Blast 6/14/2021: Tensions heat up between Kosovo and Serbia ahead of meeting in Brussels. Kosovo marks 22 years since NATO troops arrived in country. Albania to join UN Security Council. NATO Summit preview.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY TENSIONS HEAT UP BETWEEN KOSOVO AND SERBIA: On June 12, 1999, NATO forces entered Kosovo after 78-day bombing campaign against the remnants of what was Yugoslavia and the occasion was marked in Kosovo with the visit to the site […]

Balkan Blast 2/22/2021: Morale at U.S. Embassy in Kosovo, many others down over lack of Covid vaccines. Albanian FM speaks to State Dept.’s Reeker. NATO & N. Macedonia beef up cyber security. Results of elections in Srebrenica, Doboj.

Balkan Blast 2/22/2021: Morale at U.S. Embassy in Kosovo, many others down over lack of Covid vaccines. Albanian FM speaks to State Dept.’s Reeker. NATO & N. Macedonia beef up cyber security. Results of elections in Srebrenica, Doboj.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY MORALE DOWN AT U.S. EMBASSY IN KOSOVO: Nahal Toosi of Politico obtained a cable from Ambassador Philip Kosnett to the U.S. State Department. The cable reportedly says that morale at the U.S. Embassy in Kosovo is “near breaking point” due to […]

Balkan Blast 6/16/2020: Trump’s Special Envoy to the Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue Richard Grenell to host leaders in Washington DC on June 27.   The EU’s Special Envoy to the Dialogue Miroslav Lajcak arrives in Kosovo today.  Russia’s Vladimir Putin to visit Serbia in October.

Balkan Blast 6/16/2020: Trump’s Special Envoy to the Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue Richard Grenell to host leaders in Washington DC on June 27. The EU’s Special Envoy to the Dialogue Miroslav Lajcak arrives in Kosovo today. Russia’s Vladimir Putin to visit Serbia in October.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY After being internet-less for the past few days, I’m glad to get you all caught up from the weekend and yesterday. There’s some big news you don’t want to miss coming from the region! CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: […]

Nice view of the town of Perast, Montenegro and bay

Balkan Blast 4/22/2020: Balkan nations ease curfew restrictions. The UN Security Council is set to discuss UNMIK. Next EU stimulus worth an estimated $3 billion.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS – BiH: The U.S. Embassy Civil-Military Affairs team and NATO in BiH donated “a shipment of critically-needed protective and disinfection equipment to local Civil Protection Agencies, the AFBiH, and Red Cross associations” in Tuzla, Brcko, and Bijeljina. The IMF […]

Balkan Blast 01/20/2019:Slovenian Defense Minister Karl Erjavec Set to Resign & Leave Public Life. Montenegrin FM Darmanovic Briefs EU & NATO allies on religious law. Serbia’s Vucic Discusses Dayton with BiH’s Dodik. Serbia and China Deepen Cultural Ties.Photo: Slovenia Times

Balkan Blast 01/20/2019:Slovenian Defense Minister Karl Erjavec Set to Resign & Leave Public Life. Montenegrin FM Darmanovic Briefs EU & NATO allies on religious law. Serbia’s Vucic Discusses Dayton with BiH’s Dodik. Serbia and China Deepen Cultural Ties.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY “On 15 January 2020, EUFOR Chief of Staff, Brigadier General László Szabó, and Chief Joint Military Affairs, Colonel Johann Jamnig, visited AFBiH Ass Krupa to witness progress on the upgrade of the weapons and ammunition storage facility. They received […]