Serbia expects little from enlargement reform but hopes for more quality, speed

By |januar 22nd, 2020|Aleksandar Vučić, Croatian Presidency, Emmanuel Macron, EU-Western Balkans Summit, Kosovo, News, Serbia, Western Balkans|

EU countries should soon reach a consensus on new enlargement methodology. Details remain unknown and it is not clear if the reform will also apply to Montenegro and Serbia, which are further along the accession path than the Western Balkans' other EU ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Serbia expects little from enlargement reform but hopes for more quality, speed

Albanian PM sues Kosovo counterpart for defamation over land-swap claims

By |januar 16th, 2020|Albania, Aleksandar Vučić, Edi Rama, ethnic Albanians, Kosovo, Kosovo recognition, Kosovo war, News, Ramush Haradinaj, Serbia|

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama has filed a lawsuit for defamation against Kosovo’s outgoing prime minister, who has repeatedly said Rama was involved in talks about dividing up Kosovo along ethnic lines, a court in Pristina said on Thursday (16 January).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Albanian PM sues Kosovo counterpart for defamation over land-swap claims

State capture threatens Serbia’s EU integration process

By |december 17th, 2019|Aleksandar Vučić, democratic deficit, EU enlargement, Kosovo, media freedom, News, Serbia|

For years, Serbia has been labelled as one of the frontrunners for EU accession in the Western Balkans, being one of two countries in the region currently negotiating membership. Unfortunately, there is little truth in this perception, write representa...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za State capture threatens Serbia’s EU integration process

US readies sanctions against Nord Stream 2 and Turkish Stream

By |december 10th, 2019|Aleksandar Vučić, Balkan Stream, News, Nord Stream-2, Turkish Stream, United States, US sanctions, Vladimir Putin|

The US House and Senate agreed on Monday (9 December) a defence bill that would force Donald Trump's administration to impose sanctions on companies involved in the Russian-sponsored gas pipelines Nord Stream 2 and Turkish Stream.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za US readies sanctions against Nord Stream 2 and Turkish Stream

Serbia’s president accuses Russia of spying

By |november 22nd, 2019|Aleksandar Vučić, espionnage, News, Russia, Serbia, Vladimir Putin|

Serbian intelligence agencies have uncovered a wide-ranging intelligence operation involving Russian spies and members of the Serbian military, President Aleksandar Vučić said on Thursday (21 November).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Serbia’s president accuses Russia of spying

US envoy knocks EU’s ‘bad message’ to the Balkans

By |november 4th, 2019|Albania, Aleksandar Vučić, EU enlargement, Kosovo, Matthew Palmer, News, North Macedonia, Serbia, United States|

Washington's envoy to the Western Balkans on Monday (4 November) criticised the EU for delaying the start of membership talks with North Macedonia and Albania, saying it sent a "bad message" to a region where all countries hope to join the bloc.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za US envoy knocks EU’s ‘bad message’ to the Balkans

Three countries agree mini Schengen in the Balkans

By |oktober 11th, 2019|Aleksandar Vučić, Edi Rama, EU-Serbia relations, News, North Macedonia, Serbia, Serbia-Kosovo conflict, Western Balkans, Zoran Zaev|

Three Western Balkan EU hopefuls, Albania, North Macedonia and Serbia, have decided to advance regional cooperation by forming the so-called "mini-Schengen" in order to improve life and the economy in the region until the EU opens its doors to them.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Three countries agree mini Schengen in the Balkans

Europe’s ambitious but uncertain future on show at Bratislava forum

By |junij 7th, 2019|Aleksandar Vučić, Angela Merkel, Barnier, Belgrade-Pristina dialogue, Bratislava, Brexit, EPP, EU, Fidesz, Future of Europe, George Ciamba, GLOBSEC, Globsec2019, Hashim Thaçi, Hungary, Kosovo, manfred weber, Maria João Rodrigues, Michel Barnier, Mikuláš Dzurinda, Montenegro, News, Peter Szijjarto, Romania, rule of law, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Spitzenkandidaten, Timothy Garton Ash, Western Balkans|

As Globsec’s 2019 forum in Bratislava kicked off earlier this week, EURACTIV went along to listen to world leaders from politics, civil society and business on the Future of Europe. Here we present a summary of the main talking points in the field, across the first two days.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Europe’s ambitious but uncertain future on show at Bratislava forum

Serbia places forces on alert after Kosovo police operation in Serb-populated north

By |maj 29th, 2019|Aleksandar Vučić, Kfor, Kosovo, Kosovo war, Nato, News, Northern Kosovo, Russia, Serbia, United Nations|

Serbia ordered its troops on full alert on Tuesday (28 May) and Russia accused Kosovo of provocation after a Kosovan police anti-crime operation in a region populated mainly by Serbs led to clashes.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Serbia places forces on alert after Kosovo police operation in Serb-populated north

Kosovo and Serbia agree to resume talks after Macron, Merkel push

By |april 30th, 2019|Aleksandar Vučić, Angela Merkel, Berlin Process, Emmanuel Macron, Hashim Thaçi, Kosovo, News, Ramush Haradinaj, Serbia, Serbia-Kosovo conflict, Western Balkans|

Kosovo and Serbia have agreed at a summit in Berlin to resume talks, after the leaders of France and Germany warned the bitter foes that resolving their dispute was crucial to future ties with the European Union.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kosovo and Serbia agree to resume talks after Macron, Merkel push