Europe risks losing strategic clout in Western Balkans

By |november 9th, 2019|EU-Albania relations, EU-Western Balkans Summit, News, North Macedonia, Western Balkans Route|

Trouble spots and tensions surrounding the European Union are continuing: Syria, Iraq, Libya, Ukraine, Eastern Mediterranean. In the south of the European Union, an arc of geopolitical instability is being formed and we must not allow it to expand, ten...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Europe risks losing strategic clout in Western Balkans

Failing to deliver on Albania and North Macedonia will haunt the EU

By |oktober 14th, 2019|EU-Albania relations, News, North Macedonia, Western Balkans|

When the European Council gets together on 17-18 October to decide on the opening of accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania, they will also be making a decision for the future of the European Union, writes Akri Çipa.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Failing to deliver on Albania and North Macedonia will haunt the EU

North Macedonia president: We need date for EU talks before autumn

By |junij 14th, 2019|Bundestag, EU-Albania relations, News, North Macedonia, Zoran Zaev|

Decoupling North Macedonia and Albania’s EU path, by giving the green light to the former and holding the start of accession talks for the latter is not great, but is the only way forward, North Macedonia’s President Stevo Pendarovski told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview during his visit to Brussels on Thursday (13 June).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za North Macedonia president: We need date for EU talks before autumn

Greek FM: Europe must keep its word to North Macedonia and Albania

By |junij 25th, 2018|EU-Albania relations, FYRO Macedonia, Greece, Macedonia, Macedonia name dispute, News, Nikos Kotzias, Western Balkans|

EXCLUSIVE / EU capitals should keep their word and open accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania, Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias told EURACTIV.com in an interview.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Greek FM: Europe must keep its word to North Macedonia and Albania

Hahn: Carrot for Albania and Macedonia, customs union for Turkey

By |april 20th, 2018|Albania, EU enlargement, EU-Albania relations, EU-Macedonia relations, EU-Turkey relations, European neighbourhood policy, Johannes Hahn, Macedonia, News, Western Balkans|

With the Western Balkans accession talks underway, the EU’s enlargement policy is advancing. In the case of Turkey, however, there is a deadlock. In an interview with EURACTIV Germany, Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn comments on the recent developments.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Hahn: Carrot for Albania and Macedonia, customs union for Turkey

Commission proposes starting EU talks with Albania, Macedonia

By |april 17th, 2018|Bulgarian Presidency, EU-Albania relations, EU-Macedonia relations, EU-Western Balkans Summit, News, Western Balkans|

The European Commission proposed on Tuesday (17 April) to open EU membership talks with Albania and Macedonia, in line with its new focus on the integration of the Western Balkans.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission proposes starting EU talks with Albania, Macedonia

EU-funded school flourishes where Albanian bunkers were once made

By |februar 15th, 2018|Albania, EU-Albania relations, News|

A school built with EU money now stands at the site where thousands of tonnes of concrete were produced to fulfill the fever dreams of Albania's bunker-obsessed Communist dictator, Enver Hoxha. EURACTIV’s partner efe-epa reports from Tirana.

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Albania opposition blocks roads in call for PM to quit

By |april 25th, 2017|democratic deficit, Edi Rama, EU-Albania relations, Lulzim Basha, News|

Albania's political opposition blocked the country's main roads for more than an hour yesterday (24 April) to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Edi Rama, three months before a general election.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Albania opposition blocks roads in call for PM to quit