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ECHR to Rule on Slovenia’s Case Against Croatia Over Ljubljanska Banka

ECHR to Rule on Slovenia’s Case Against Croatia Over Ljubljanska Banka

“The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg will decide on Slovenia’s lawsuit against Croatia in the dispute concerning the Croatian clients’ savings deposits in the Zagreb branch of the now defunct Slovenian bank Ljubljanska Banka, Slovenian media reported on Wednesday. In autumn […]

NATO to “Re-examine Level of Engagement” in Kosovo

NATO to “Re-examine Level of Engagement” in Kosovo

“The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg had a phone call today with Mr Ramush Haradinaj of Kosovo. He informed Mr Haradinaj that the North Atlantic Council had an initial discussion on the recently adopted laws on the transition of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF). The Secretary General informed […]

Haradinaj: Tariffs stay until recognition from Bosnia and SerbiaPhoto: EPA / Valdrin Xhemaj

Haradinaj: Tariffs stay until recognition from Bosnia and Serbia

“Ramush Haradinaj, Kosovo’s Prime Minister, said on Wednesday the customs duties on goods from Serbia and Bosnia were not intended against their people but aimed to make both Belgrade and Sarajevo recognise Pristina’s independence declared in 2008, the Beta news agency reported. He said Bosnia and Herzegovina was […]

Only Six Amnesties in Macedonia in 27 YearsPhoto: Mirror/EPA

Only Six Amnesties in Macedonia in 27 Years

Yesterday’s unanimous decision to adopt an Amnesty Law for the violent events that took place in Parliament on 27th of April, voted in by 95 MPs both from the ruling party and opposition, caused an avalanche of reactions from the Macedonian public. The main issue here is whether politicians […]

Montenegro Adopts Defense Strategy Fully In-line With NATONATO

Montenegro Adopts Defense Strategy Fully In-line With NATO

“The Montenegrin Parliament has adopted itsNational Security Strategy, which, as reported, is a key document in this area fully aligned with the NATO Strategy. Defense Minister Predrag Boskovic said that the main reason for changing the key strategic document is Montenegro’s membership in NATO, on June 5 last […]

Vucic to Tusk: Talks resume with Pristina when tariffs are liftedPhoto: FRANCOIS LENOIR/REUTERS

Vucic to Tusk: Talks resume with Pristina when tariffs are lifted

“Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic met with European Council President Donald Tusk in Brussels on Wednesday to discuss the situation in the Western Balkans, the measures imposed by Pristina and Serbia’s European integration, the president’s cabinet said in a press release, adding that Prime Minister Ana Brnabic was present […]

Vucic Doesn’t Share Same Optimism as TrumpPhoto: Tanjug/Politika

Vucic Doesn’t Share Same Optimism as Trump

“Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić said Wednesday he doesn’t share Donald Trump’s apparent optimism about the prospects of a Kosovo peace deal. The U.S. president made a surprise intervention into faltering talks between Serbia and Kosovo aimed at reaching agreement on issues left unresolved from their 1998-1999 war. In a letter to […]

There is a Florida in Slovenia

There is a Florida in Slovenia

“I believe that a foreigner who comes to live in Slovenia temporarily and who has not yet managed to get acquainted with the local mentality will find it hard to understand that our small country, with a population of two million people, comprises as many as 212 municipalities. […]