Slovenian PM calls for mandatory coronavirus app, against Commission advice

By |julij 8th, 2020|Aleksandar Vučić, coronavirus, coronavirus app, COVID-19 app, COVID19 app, EU, Europe, European Commission, Janez Janša, mandatory, News, Slovenia, Viktor Orbán|

Coronavirus contact tracing applications should be made mandatory as a means of helping the European Union transition out of the public health crisis and open up its borders, Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Janša said on Wednesday (8 July).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Slovenian PM calls for mandatory coronavirus app, against Commission advice

EU expects breakthrough in Serbia- Kosovo talks after Vucic electoral win

By |junij 23rd, 2020|Aleksandar Vučić, Kosovo, Kosovo recognition, Miroslav Lajcak, News, Richard Grenell, Serbia, United States, Yugoslav wars|

EU-mediated negotiations aimed at normalising relations between Serbia and Kosovo will restart in July after being stalled for almost two years, EU envoy Miroslav Lajcak said on Monday (22 June).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU expects breakthrough in Serbia- Kosovo talks after Vucic electoral win

Ruling conservatives claim victory in Serbian parliamentary vote

By |junij 22nd, 2020|Aleksandar Vučić, News, Serbia|

Serbia's ruling conservative party led by President Aleksandar Vučić is set for a landslide win in parliamentary elections held on Sunday (21 June), according to results projected by Ipsos and CeSID pollsters.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ruling conservatives claim victory in Serbian parliamentary vote

Serbia ready to sacrifice EU membership over Kosovo deal

By |junij 19th, 2020|Aleksandar Vučić, Kosovo, News, Serbia, Serbia-Kosovo conflict|

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday (18 June) he would reject European Union membership if Belgrade does not receive concessions in return for recognising Kosovo and dropping attempts to stop it joining the United Nations.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Serbia ready to sacrifice EU membership over Kosovo deal

Serbia’s ruling party certain to win first post-COVID elections

By |junij 18th, 2020|Aleksandar Vučić, News, Serbia, Serbian Progressive Party SNS|

Serbia will hold parliamentary, provincial and local elections on Sunday (June 21), which the ruling Serbian Progressive Party is expected to win hands down, while the biggest opposition bloc plans to boycott the vote, saying it will not be fair and le...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Serbia’s ruling party certain to win first post-COVID elections

Open letter to Donald Tusk: EPP’s support for Vucic is a disgrace

By |junij 17th, 2020|Aleksandar Vučić, Authoritarianism, bad governance, China, corruption, Donald Tusk, EPP, EU enlargement, media freedom, News, Serbia, Serbia elections|

European People's Party President Donald Tusk has publicly supported Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić ahead of the country's parliamentary election on Sunday (21 June), which the opposition is going to boycott. In response, Serbian opposition leader Dragan Djilas sent an open letter to Tusk. EURACTIV is publishing its shortened version.

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Ahead of vote, virus emboldens Serbian president’s one-man show

By |junij 9th, 2020|Aleksandar Vučić, Authoritarianism, coronavirus, News, Serbia, Serbian elections|

An excuse to dominate the airwaves, sideline the opposition and cast himself as a saviour: President Aleksandar Vučić has emerged from the coronavirus crisis stronger than ever as he looks to extend his vice-like grip on Serbia's troubled democracy.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ahead of vote, virus emboldens Serbian president’s one-man show

Hungary banks on Balkan Stream to triple capacity of gas supply to Slovakia

By |junij 2nd, 2020|Aleksandar Vučić, Balkan Stream, Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, gazprom, Hungary, News, Peter Szijjarto, pipeline politics, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkish Stream, Ukraine|

Hungary will triple the capacity of a natural gas pipeline border interconnector towards Slovakia by 2024, enabling the pipeline to carry more than 5 billion cubic metres of natural gas per year, the foreign minister said on Tuesday (2 June).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Hungary banks on Balkan Stream to triple capacity of gas supply to Slovakia

Orbán says prepared to hand back emergency powers at the end of May

By |maj 15th, 2020|Aleksandar Vučić, Hungary, News, Viktor Orbán|

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán expects that his government will be able to give back to the national parliament at the end of May the sweeping powers enacted during the coronavirus crisis, state news agency MTI quoted him as saying during a visit to Serbia on Friday (15 May).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Orbán says prepared to hand back emergency powers at the end of May

Four Serbian MPs go on hunger strike

By |maj 11th, 2020|Aleksandar Vučić, News, Serbia elections|

protesting over Kosovo, and two lawmakers from the ruling party because they are dissatisfied with the opposition's behaviour.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Four Serbian MPs go on hunger strike