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Croatia’s Ruling Conservatives Win Parliamentary Election

The conservative Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) party has consolidated its power in Croatia after winning 66 seats in the country's 151-seat parliament following today's...

Bulgaria’s Varna Public Transport Opens 34.8 Mln Euro Tender For New E-buses

Bulgarian company Public Transport - Varna has launched a tender for contracts for the delivery of a total of 60 new electric buses and...

Richard Grenell: Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue Continues On 27 June

The US Special presidential envoy for Serbia and Kosovo peace negotiations, Richard Grenell, announced on Twitter that the dialogue will continue at the meeting...

First Ever EASA Certificate For Electric Airplane Obtained By Slovenia’s Pipistrel

Slovenian light aircraft manufacturer Pipistrel announced that its Velis Electro two-seater has become the world’s first fully-electric aeroplane to receive certification by the European...

Croatia’s Plan To Introduce Shorter Workweek

Croatia has adopted measures to shorten the workweek, and the state would co-finance one working day, up to 4,000 kunas per worker, according to...

Montenegro Signs Helicopter Delivery Deal With Canada’s CCC

Montenegro's defence ministry has signed a 3.3 million euro ($3.7 million) agreement with Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) for the delivery of two Bell 505...

Belgrade Welcomes Pristina’s Decision To Repeal Measures

Prime Minister Ana Brnabic today welcomed the decision of Pristina to abolish the measures that hindered the entry of Serbian goods into Kosovo-Metohija. During her...

Kosovo Parliament Taps Avdullah Hoti As Prime Minister

Avdullah Hoti has emerged as Kovoso's new centre-right prime minister, promising a "final deal" with Serbia. His predecessor Albin Kurti was toppled in March...

Montenegro Declares End Of The COVID Pandemic

The Montenegrin National Coordination Body for Infectious Diseases has declared an end to the coronavirus epidemic in Montenegro In Montenegro, according to official information, no...

Slovenia Submits Bid For UNESCO Listing Of Lipizzan Horses

The Slovenian government has formally submitted to the UNESCO Secretariat in Paris the multi-national bid for placing the Lipizzan horse breeding and related practices...

Tensions Between Montenegro And Serbia Over Opening Of The Borders

Tensions between Serbia and Montenegro are rising following a decision by Montenegrin authorities to open borders in early June, but not to Serbia Montenegrin Prime...

North Macedonia Starts Process Of Issuing Six-year Eurobond

North Macedonia has launched the process of issuing a six-year Eurobond to cover budget gaps for 2020 and 2021. The government previously said that the...

First Flight Of Montenegro Airlines Will Be To Belgrade

Montenegro Airlines is preparing for commercial flights from June, and the first will be to Belgrade Montenegro Airlines announced that all flights to European destinations...

Hungary Opens Its Border To Serbia

Citizens of Serbia and Hungary can freely pass at all ten border crossings between the two countries as of today at 10.00, without obligatory...

EBRD Supports Western Balkans Fight COVID19

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is planning a sharp rise in financing for the Western Balkans this year and has stepped...

Border between Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina opened

The border between Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina is open for the crossing of all persons and vehicles, is confirmed the Border Police of...

Oliver Varhelyi: Western Balkans To Prepare For The Gradual Opening Up

After today video conference meeting with a Foreign Ministers of the Western Balkans countries, Oliver Varhelyi the EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement said...

H.E. Tarzan Milošević, Ambassador of Montenegro to Serbia

The Level of Bilateral Cooperation Must Be Raised

I want to believe that the misunderstanding over respirators is the last between our countries during this difficult time. I would like to emphasise...

Croatia

Pandemic Threatens Croatia’s Strawberry Farmers

Restrictions on movement and border closures mean Croatia’s strawberry growers cannot import their usual pickers – or market their crop very easily, once it...

North Macedonia

Bulgaria Tells Skopje They Must Drop Claim There Is a “Macedonian Language” to Join The EU

Bulgaria has given a list of conditions to Skopje if they want to be able to join the European Union and not be vetoed...

Slovenia

Revoz, Lek, Krka & Gorenje Slovenia’s Top Exporters

Revoz, the Slovenian subsidiary of the French carmaker Renault, continues to top the Delo list of Slovenia’s largest exporters, followed by pharmaceutical companies Lek...

Romania, Bulgaria

Romanians and Bulgarians Online Shopping Law In The EU

Online shopping is continuing to increase in the European Union. A Eurostat survey released on 20th April shows. But numbers in Bulgaria and Romania...

H.E. Radko VLAYKOV, Ambassador of Bulgaria

Measures Imposed In Bulgaria One Of The Most Liberal In Europe

In Bulgaria, as in many other countries in Europe, there is an intense debate between experts, politicians and citizens about a model to be...

H.E. Aida SMAJIĆ, Ambassador of Bosnia & Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina Implements Rigorous Measures

As dramatic news arrived from Italy, Spain and then from our closest neighbouring countries, Bosnia and Herzegovina was preparing how to respond to the...

Dejan Vladić, Minister – Counsellor, The Embassy of Slovenia

Mass Testing In Slovenia

On 12 March 2020 Slovenia declared the epidemic due to the increasing number of cases of coronavirus infection. The expert opinion of the National...

Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue: EU Appoints New Special Representative

The Council today appointed Miroslav Lajčák as EU Special Representative for the Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue and other Western Balkan regional issues The tasks of the new...

Matthew Palmer’s Appointment as the U.S. Special Representative for the Western Balkans

The U.S. Secretary of State has appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary Matthew Palmer as his Special Representative for the Western Balkans. According to the U.S. Department...

Europe’s new agenda in the Western Balkans

The main message for the Western Balkans is clear: countries in the region need to demonstrate a sufficient level of political governance before any...

Cross-Border Cooperation Programme between Serbia and North Macedonia Presented

The first call for proposals under the Serbia-Northern Macedonia Cross-Border Cooperation Programme was presented at a ceremony held in Leskovac. The call will cover projects...

EIB pledge for the Western Balkans: Investments in competitiveness, innovation and climate top priorities

Competitiveness, innovation and climate are top priorities for the EIB in the Western Balkans. Roads, railways, water treatment plants, schools, hospitals and SMEs...

Construction of Belgrade-Budapest railway example of successful cooperation of three countries

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlovic said that the delegations of Serbia, China and Hungary at today's meeting...

Zdravko Počivalšek, Slovenian Minister for Economic Development and Technology

Business Growing on Both Sides

Economic cooperation between Slovenia and Serbia gets better each year, both in terms of exports and imports, but also in terms of investments. This...

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Croatia’s Ruling Conservatives Win Parliamentary Election

The conservative Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) party has consolidated its power in Croatia after winning 66 seats in the...

Biggest Portrait In The World Of Novak Djokovic

Architect and artist Andrej Josifovski, better known as the Pianist, made the largest portrait of Novak Djokovic in the...

Macron Appoints Jean Castex As New Prime Minister Of France

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday appointed Jean Castex to replace Edouard Philippe as prime minister. French government resigned, just...

Bulgaria’s Varna Public Transport Opens 34.8 Mln Euro Tender For New E-buses

Bulgarian company Public Transport - Varna has launched a tender for contracts for the delivery of a total of...

Startup Ecosystem Of Belgrade And Novi Sad Worth 502 Million Dollars

The American organization Startup Genome has published a new edition of its annual report, which estimates that the startup...