An unexpected pole position: The EU in the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue

By |julij 2nd, 2020|Belgrade-Pristina dialogue, Kosovo, News, Serbia|

To almost everybody’s surprise, the EU just regained the pole position in the dialogue between Prishtina and Belgrade. But is the bloc sufficiently prepared for the race, asks Andreas Wittkowsky. Andreas Wittkowsky is the head of Project Peace and Security...

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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).

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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.

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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...

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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.

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Kosovo removes trade barriers on Serbia to allow talks

By |junij 7th, 2020|Kosovo, Kosovo recognition, News, Serbia, United States|

Kosovo's newly elected government has removed all trade barriers for goods produced in Serbia, paving the way for a resumption of talks with Belgrade on an agreement that could enable the tiny Balkan country to get United Nations membership.

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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).

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BELGRADE – North Macedonian stamp causes Serbian outcry

By |maj 11th, 2020|Belgrade, Croatia, Independent state of Croatia, Ivica Dacic, Nazi, News, North Macedonia, Postal Service, Second World War, Serbia, stamp|

Serbia's foreign affairs ministry had sent North Macedonia's chargé d'affaires in Belgrade a protest note for printing and publishing a postal stamp displaying a map of the Independent State of Croatia.

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