New Kosovo PM ready to revoke tariffs for Serbian goods

By |februar 24th, 2020|Albin Kurti, EU enlargement, Kosovo, Kosovo recognition, News, reconciliation, Serbia, Western Balkans|

A few years ago, the newly elected Kosovo prime minister overturned Serbian trucks. But Albin Kurti now says he is ready to revoke tariffs introduced by his predecessor on Serbian goods.

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Rightwing anti-migrant petition in Serbia sparks opposition unease

By |februar 20th, 2020|anti-immigration, News, refugee crisis, Serbia, Serbia elections|

An anti-immigration campaign launched by a Serbian rightwing nationalist party has sparked unease within the disparate opposition coalition to which it belongs.

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EU in ‘frank’ talks with Western Balkan nations seeking membership

By |februar 17th, 2020|Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Charles Michel, Emmanuel Macron, enlargement fatigue, EU enlargement, France, Kosovo, Montenegro, News, North Macedonia, Serbia, Western Balkans|

European Council president Charles Michel on Sunday (16 February) met with leaders of the six Western Balkan nations seeking to join the EU, for 'frank' talks ahead of a key summit in Zagreb in May.

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Montenegro needs own church to repel Serb nationalism: president

By |februar 14th, 2020|former Yugoslavia, Milo Djukanovic, Montenegro, nationalism, News, Orthodox Church, Serbia|

Montenegro needs its own Orthodox church to ward off meddling from Serbia and cement its identity, President Milo Đukanović told AFP, as tensions seethe over who controls a faith shared by both countries.

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Commission vows to strengthen ties with the Western Balkans

By |februar 7th, 2020|EU-Western Balkans Summit, News, Oliver Varhelyi, Serbia|

The EU's new enlargement methodology aims to strengthen ties with countries from the Western Balkans, especially with those that have already started EU membership negotiations  European Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Várhelyi said in Belgrade on Thursday (6 February). EURACTIV Serbia reports. 

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Bulgaria warns Serbia over refusal to extradite banker

By |februar 5th, 2020|Corpbank, EU enlargement, Ivan Geshev, News, Serbia, Tzvetan Vassilev|

Bulgaria’s chief prosecutor Ivan Geshev has written letters to the European institutions to complain about Serbia’s refusal to extradite a banker held responsible for what is considered Bulgaria's theft of the century, hinting it might affect Serbia's EU membership bid.

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Commission tries to breathe new life into EU enlargement

By |februar 5th, 2020|accession, Albania, enlargement, enlargement negotiations, EU enlargement, Montenegro, News, North Macedonia, Oliver Varhelyi, Serbia|

The new enlargement rules presented by the Commission on Wednesday (5 February) are supposed to inject credibility, predictability, dynamism and a political steer into the increasingly moribund process. "This is a geostrategic investment," promised Olivér Várhelyi, the Commissioner for enlargement.

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Global Europe Brief: EU’s leverage in Libya

By |januar 23rd, 2020|Davos, defence, Donald Trump, EMASOH, enlargement, EU-Mercosur, Josep Borrell, Kazakhstan, Libya, News, non-proliferation, Serbia, space policy, Strait of Hormuz, Ukraine, Ursula von der Leyen, Venezuela, Wallonia|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU in the global perspective from our foreign affairs news team: Georgi Gotev and Alexandra Brzozowski.

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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

Lufthansa attempts to resurrect Serbia-Kosovo air link

By |januar 20th, 2020|Hashim Thaçi, Kosovo, Lufthansa, News, Ramush Haradinaj, Serbia|

Europe’s largest airline, Lufthansa, signed an agreement in Berlin on Monday (20 January) to operate direct flights between Serbia and Kosovo's capitals, in a move welcomed by diplomats and politicians eager to see further rapprochement between the erstwhile foes.

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