“The Slovenia Democratic Party, led by former Prime Minister Janez Jansa, finished first in Slovenia’s parliamentary elections Sunday, with roughly 25 percent of the vote. Jansa, who was supported by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, campaigned on an anti-immigration platform centered on opposition to the European Union’s proposed quota system for redistributing asylum-seekers among member states. But neither Jansa nor the several parties that split the centrist vote will find it easy to assemble a majority coalition. In an email interview, Florian Bieber, a professor of Southeast European history and politics at the University of Graz and director of the Center for Southeast European Studies, discusses the implications of the election results and the limits to the ‘Orbanization’ of Slovenia.” (Full Interview here)
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President of N. #Macedonia Ivanov Refuses to Sign Bill into Law
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Minister of Security in #BiH Dragan Mektic will submit information today on Croatian intelligence activities in Bosnia
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will invest $1.25 billion in the Western #Balkans in 2019
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