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.

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Kurz: Belgrade-Pristina talks must continue and find solution

By |november 7th, 2018|Aleksandar Vučić, EU-Serbia relations, Federica Mogherini, Hashim Thaçi, Kosovo, Kosovo recognition, News, Serbia-Kosovo conflict|

Austria, the current holder of the EU's rotating presidency, will support any agreement reached by Kosovo and Serbia in the process of normalising relations, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz told Belgrade and Pristina during a mini-tour of the region. EURACTI...

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One-fifth of Serbs want to leave Serbia

By |oktober 18th, 2018|emigration, EU-Serbia relations, News, Serbia|

Around one-fifth of Serbian citizens potentially want to emigrate in search of a better life and better-paying jobs, according to a new survey. Most of them are young people and almost all of them want to go West. EURACTIV Serbia reports.

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Kosovo-Serbia talks break down as tensions mount again

By |september 7th, 2018|Aleksandar Vučić, EU-Kosovo relations, EU-Serbia relations, Federica Mogherini, Hashim Thaçi, Kosovo, News, Serbia, Serbia-Kosovo conflict|

The latest round of EU-sponsored Kosovo-Serbia talks effectively collapsed on Friday (7 September) as Serbia's president refused to sit down with his Kosovo counterpart, citing a ban by Kosovar authorities on his planned visit to the former Serbian pro...

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Western Balkans: Dateless accession perspective

By |september 3rd, 2018|Austria, Belgrade-Pristina dialogue, EU-Kosovo relations, EU-Serbia relations, Federica Mogherini, foreign ministers council, News, Western Balkans|

The inclusion of the Western Balkans in the European Union remains in focus. The timing of the bloc's expansion, however, is more than uncertain. EURACTIV Germany reports from Vienna.

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Is two too little or just right for Serbia?

By |junij 28th, 2018|accession, enlargement, EU-Serbia relations, Kosovo, News, Serbia|

Earlier this week, Serbia opened two more chapters in its EU accession talks. It also received another clear message that progress on the rule of law and the normalisation of relations with Kosovo were crucial for the pace of its advance towards member...

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Juncker: Normalisation deal with Kosovo is key for Serbia’s EU bid

By |februar 28th, 2018|Aleksandar Vučić, EU enlargement, EU-Kosovo relations, EU-Serbia relations, Ivica Dacic, Jean-Claude Juncker, Kosovo, News, Serbia, Western Balkan route|

The rule of law, judiciary and a legally binding agreement on normalising relations with Kosovo are the main challenges Serbia faces with on the road to EU membership, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker highlighted during a visit to Belgrade.

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Serbia, Croatia differ on past but agree to look to the future

By |februar 15th, 2018|Aleksandar Vučić, enlargement, EU-Serbia relations, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, News, Western Balkans|

This week's talks between Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović and her visiting Serbian counterpart, Aleksandar Vučić, produced few spectacular results. But analysts say that coming face to face was a good start, particularly for the EU hopeful Serbia.

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EU insists on Serbia-Kosovo dialogue, normalisation

By |februar 2nd, 2018|Aleksandar Vučić, Antonio Tajani, enlargement, EU-Serbia relations, European Parliament, Kosovo, News, Serbia|

Brussels expects to see a legally binding document regulating relations between Belgrade and Pristina before Serbia joins the EU and insists on Belgrade's continued dialogue with Kosovo, European Parliament President Antonio Tajani said in the Serbian ...

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Bulgaria’s EU presidency offers Western Balkans unique opportunity 

By |januar 18th, 2018|Bulgarian Presidency, enlargement, EU-Serbia relations, Kosovo, Kosovo Serbs, News, Western Balkans|

This year is supposed to finally see progress on the Western Balkan countries'  long and tortuous journey towards European Union membership, with at least three successive EU presidencies - Bulgaria, Austria and Romania - keen to make enlargement one of the priorities. 

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