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Putin Congratulates Pahor

“I would like to confirm our readiness to continue our constructive dialogue and joint work on the development of friendly Russian-Slovenian relations and mutually beneficial bilateral cooperation in various areas. I am sure that this meets the core interests of our peoples and helps with security and stability on the European continent.” (Kremlin)

Anti-Elite Presidential Candidate Likely to Run for Slovene Parliament After LossPhoto: Igor Mali

Anti-Elite Presidential Candidate Likely to Run for Slovene Parliament After Loss

“Anti-establishment Slovenian presidential candidate Marjan Sarec, who narrowly lost to President Borut Pahor in an election runoff on Sunday, is likely to run for parliament in general elections due next June, political analysts said. ‘I expect Sarec to announce his candidacy very soon. He might win, supported by […]

Dodik – Republika Srpska Would Secede Tomorrow if No BloodshedPhoto: Vesna Andjic/RFERL

Dodik – Republika Srpska Would Secede Tomorrow if No Bloodshed

“(The Bosnian entity of)Serb Republic (RS) President Milorad Dodik says he ‘dreams and believes’ that this Serb entity in Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) will be a state some day. And it does not matter if this happens in five or in ten years, he told the Belgrade daily Vecernje Novosti […]

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German Tour Company TUI Takes over Croatian Tourism

“Tupeci Hotels on the Makarska Riveria, part of the Sun Group, has sold 50 percent of its stake, in the Punta Zlatarac Tupeci to German tour operator TUI for 31.5 million euros ($36.75 million). ‘The agreement between Sun Group and TUI on establishing a stronger partnership was reached on […]

Croatia, Slovenia, Sign EU Joint Defense Pact

“Croatia and twenty-three other EU member states have signed up for a program of joint military investment and project development. The program, known as Permanent Structured Cooperation or PESCO, aims to help the EU meet security challenges. The EU hopes to enhance the bloc’s capacity as an international […]

US Amb. Delawie to Kosovo: Find a Way to Fight CorruptionPhoto: US Embassy Kosovo

US Amb. Delawie to Kosovo: Find a Way to Fight Corruption

“The United States Ambassador in Kosovo, Greg Delawie, said today that Kosovo has improved the climate for doing business and added that entrepreneurs must fight corruption. It is apparent that your interest in developing entrepreneurship coincides with the 2018 Doing Business Report, moving from 60th to 40th place. […]

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Iran at the Zagreb Book Fair

“Hundreds of international publishers have displayed their works in this event which is one of the most important annual cultural events in the Balkans. Interliber, which is of great importance in Croatia, was opened by the Prime Minister Andrej Plenković and attended by members of the government, diplomats […]

Thaci at Kosovo Security Forces Promotion Ceremony of Non-majority CommunitiesPhoto:RTKLive

Thaci at Kosovo Security Forces Promotion Ceremony of Non-majority Communities

“The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, attended today the promotion ceremony of the five members of the non-majority communities in the First Battalion of the Kosovo Security Force. President Thaci initially congratulated for this great step of the KSF towards the building of a professional […]

Day 1: Zaev, Delegation in SloveniaPhoto: vlada.mk

Day 1: Zaev, Delegation in Slovenia

“After the playing of national anthems and the parade of honor guard, Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia Miro Cerar and  Prime Minister (Zoran) Zaev conducted a tete-a-tete meeting. Ministers in the government (of Macedonia) and ministers from the host Slovenian government held bilateral meetings, followed by a plenary […]