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US and Russia to Mediate Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue? Serbia Expects so.Photo: EU Council Newsroom

US and Russia to Mediate Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue? Serbia Expects so.

“Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic says Belgrade expects Russia to act as a mediator to resolve the Kosovo issue. Beta reported this on Wednesday, citing TASS. During his meeting in Moscow with Federation Council Chairwoman Valentina Matviyenko, Vucic, said that Kosovo was a topic of his meeting yesterday with President […]

Reuters – “Melania’s birth country Slovenia sees strong tourism growth”Photo: US Weekly

Reuters – “Melania’s birth country Slovenia sees strong tourism growth”

“Slovenia, birth country of U.S. First Lady Melania Trump, expects revenues from foreign tourists to jump by about 9 percent this year and by at least 5 percent in 2018, Economy Minister Zdravko Pocivalsek said on Tuesday. 2017 will be the fourth record year in a row for […]

“Slovenia keeps Deutsche Bank as advisor on NLB privatisation”

“Slovenia keeps Deutsche Bank as advisor on NLB privatisation”

“* Deutsche Bank will continue to advise Slovenia on the privatisation of the country’s largest bank Nova Ljubljanska Banka (NLB), the government privatisation body Slovenian Sovereign Holding (SDH) said on Wednesday. * The decision to keep Deutsche Bank on may suggest the government aims to put NLB up […]

Covic Aims for Third Entity, while the US Rejects Updating Dayton Accords

Covic Aims for Third Entity, while the US Rejects Updating Dayton Accords

“Chairman of Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Dragan Covic, said on Sunday that the third entity is a real possibility for BiH and it needs to be considered. ‘I think this would be a solution that would be acceptable for everyone,’ said Covic, visiting the Croatian Radio-Television. […]

Still No Agreement on Croatia-Slovenia Arbitration Implementation…Set to Expire Dec. 29Photo: Twitter/Government of Croatia

Still No Agreement on Croatia-Slovenia Arbitration Implementation…Set to Expire Dec. 29

Croatian and Slovenian Prime Ministers Andrej Plenkovic and Miro Cerar held talks in Zagreb on Tuesday with the goal of resolving the border disputes ahead of December 29, the deadline envisioned as the implementation of the decision. The Croatian Prime Minister was asked what will take place on […]

“EU to invest €101mn in LNG terminal in Krk, Croatia”Photo: Energy Digital

“EU to invest €101mn in LNG terminal in Krk, Croatia”

“The EU has announced the signing of a grant agreement in which it will be committing €101.4mn (US$120mn) into the construction of an LNG terminal. The terminal will be located on the Croatia’s Krk island, in the northern Adriatic. The grant will contribute more than a quarter of […]

Kosovo's foreign minister Enver Hoxhaj holds a press conference with his Slovenian counterpart on June 26, 2013 in Brdo pri Kranju, near Ljubljana.     AFP PHOTO Rene GomoljPhoto: RFERL/Rene Gomolj

Kosovo FM Hoxhaj Warns of No Visa Liberalization Until 2020

“Deputy Prime Minister, Enver Hoxhaj, on the program “Interactive” on KTV, said that January 2018 is the best time possible to approve the demarcation with Montenegro by the Assembly. Hoxhaj said that January is a good time for approval to the demarcation, as only a month later, in […]

$30 million Grant for USAID Activities in KosovoPhoto: US Embassy of Kosovo

$30 million Grant for USAID Activities in Kosovo

US Ambassador Greg Delawie  has released the following statement after signing a $30 million grant for USAID activities with President Hashim Thaci and USAID Kosovo Mission Director James Hope. “December is always a good time to look back and review the year we’re bidding farewell to, and this […]

Dimitrov Emphasizes Consensus for Name… Referendum Looming?Photo: EWB

Dimitrov Emphasizes Consensus for Name… Referendum Looming?

“It is necessary to build a national consensus over the name issue and many of those elements of national consensus are not clear right now, Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov said Tuesday. ‘We are working intensively on building a consensus, which should include citizens, political factors, institutions, all. The process […]

American Firm to Distribute Gas in Montenegro

American Firm to Distribute Gas in Montenegro

“The company, Escalera International, which works field of manufacturing and distributing liquefied natural gas (LNG) will establish Escalera Montenegro in January said its president Erkan Icsel. The establishment of the Montenegrin office was announced on LinkedIn, and a statement said that this will continue ‘efforts to bring gas and […]