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Tito Returns to Montenegro

Tito Returns to Montenegro

“The monument for the President of Yugoslavia, Marshal Josip Broz Tito, was placed on St. Peter Cetinjski Boulevard in Podgorica, on the eve of December 19, when the liberation of the capital was celebrated. The Mayor’s Assembly adopted on May 30th the proposal of mayor Ivan Vuković to […]

EU-Serbia Joint Press Release on SAAfedericamogherini.net

EU-Serbia Joint Press Release on SAA

“1. The EU-Serbia Stabilisation and Association Council (SA Council) held its fifth meeting on 18 December 2018. This meeting was chaired by Ms Ana Brnabić, Prime Minister of Serbia. Ms Federica Mogherini, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, led the EU delegation. Christian Danielsson, Director […]

State Department Designates ex- Serbian General for Murder of Bytyqi BrothersPhoto: AP

State Department Designates ex- Serbian General for Murder of Bytyqi Brothers

“The Department is publicly designating Goran Radosavljevic of Serbia under Section 7031(c) of the FY 2018 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Act, due to his involvement in gross violations of human rights. Section 7031(c) provides that, in cases where the Secretary of State has credible […]

Goodyear Tires to Expand in Slovenia

Goodyear Tires to Expand in Slovenia

“Goodyear is planning to expand capacity at its Goodyear Dunlop Sava Tires plant in Kranj by about 25 percent by 2022 with the addition of building equipment for larger rim-diameter tires. The expansion, valued at $107 million, will add more than 58,000 square feet to the factory that […]

Slovenia’s Environment Minister Wants More Ambitious Goals

Slovenia’s Environment Minister Wants More Ambitious Goals

“Minister Jure Leben is not happy with the outcome of the Katowice Climate Change Conference because the agreement does not acknowledge the report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). He told the press that he would propose bold emission-cutting policies for the future. The IPCC report […]

The Guardian: “Croatia violating EU law by sending asylum seekers back to Bosnia”The Dubrovnik Times

The Guardian: “Croatia violating EU law by sending asylum seekers back to Bosnia”

“Croatian police are returning groups of asylum seekers across the EU’s external border with Bosnia, a video obtained by the Guardian suggests, in an apparent breach of EU law. Footage shared by the watchdog organisation Border Violence Monitoring(BVM) shows a number of alleged collective expulsions or “pushbacks” of migrants […]

Croatian Central Bank Intervenes…Again

Croatian Central Bank Intervenes…Again

“The Croatian central bank said on Monday it had bought 457.7 million euros ($518.8 million) from commercial banks in its second intervention this month to counter appreciation pressures on the national kuna currency. It said it had bought the euros at an average rate of 7.3979 kuna per […]

Kosovo and Serbia’s Leaders Face Off at the UNPhoto: impakter.com

Kosovo and Serbia’s Leaders Face Off at the UN

“The only mistake Kosovo made in creating an army was ‘waiting five years,’ the country’s president has told the UN Security Council. But Serbia has urged the UN to ‘tame’ Pristina. World powers are discussing Kosovo’s decision to form an army at a UN Security Council session on Monday. Serbia and Russia have […]

RFE/RL: “EU, Kosovo Hold Tense Meeting in Brussels” + EU Press StatementPhoto: Kosova Press

RFE/RL: “EU, Kosovo Hold Tense Meeting in Brussels” + EU Press Statement

“A meeting between senior Kosovar and EU officials has ended in acrimony over tariffs imposed by Pristina on imports from Serbia and the bloc’s delays to enact visa-free travel for Kosovars. The annual meeting of the EU-Kosovo Stabilization and Association Council, held in Brussels on December 17, ended […]