Economic relations between Finland and the Western Balkan countries are currently at a relatively low level. However, there are many opportunities for improvement, as the interest of Finnish companies in the region is growing
Serbia and Norway have been nurturing friendly relations since before the First Balkan War in 1912, which continued during the Second World War, when Norwegians helped Serbian prisoners of war, and today's confirmation of good relations is the Charter of the Honorary Citizen of Belgrade, which will be presented to H.E. Arne Sannes Bjørnstad this month
From the economic perspective, Serbia is on a better track, says H.E. Ambassador Jean Daniel Ruch, speaking in his farewell interview for CorD. He believes Serbia has overcome the difficulties of the 2008 financial crisis, but suggests efforts continue to clean up the financial system, reform the judiciary and, above all, bring the education system closer to the needs of the market
Kao velika sila Francuska je kroz istoriju imala dominantnu ulogu u kreiranju francusko-srpskih odnosa, posebno od sredine devetnaestog do sredine dvadesetog veka. Prvi diplomatski predstavnik Francuske stigao je u Srbiju 1834. Francuska je bila zainteresovana da u Srbiji otvori „novua tržišta* francuskoj industriji“ (1834), i to je pet godina kasnije rezultiralo slanjem Andrea Dikloa u Beograd
Between the strong and friendly states of Turkey and Serbia, there is always room to enhance relations in all fields. Even though we do not share a common border, our good neighbourly relations improve every day on the basis of dynamics that bring our two countries closer together
Croatia strives to help Serbia in its European integration process, and the issues highlighted in this process are important both for Serbia and for the whole process of building sustainable peace, security and reconciliation in this part of Europe. For them, the European framework is relevant, rather than the bilateral one
One of the most active ambassadors in Serbia and an outstanding expert on the situation in Serbia and the region, Swedish Ambassador H.E. Christer Asp, is leaving to take on a new role after six years in Belgrade. With his departure imminent, but also on the eve of the National Day of this friendly country, CorD spoke with the ambassador about his experiences and observations, as well as future relations between the two countries
No country is immune to the threat of terrorism. Many countries around the world have suffered recently from the scourge of terrorism. Jihadist violence is an international threat to peace, security and stability in the world. Terrorists are targeting democratic countries, killing innocent people of all backgrounds and faiths
India is today a major economic, military, technological and space power. India is an open market for Serbia in modern technologies, the ICT sector, energy, agriculture and biomedicine, while the entrance ticket is education and language skills. Investors from India also want to invest in this area in Serbia, and those who are already here are the best example for all potential investors
Over these past months that I’ve spent in Serbia, I’ve had the opportunity to convince myself of the existence of great affinity for Spain and everything Spanish. Even at sporting events I felt that closeness, which eases my contacts with Serbs, who are dear and warm people.
Japan recognises Serbia’s efforts in promoting the Western Balkans as a place of stability and prosperity, the Government’s EU focused reform goals, the potential the country offers investors and, above all, the mutual bonds that people of the two countries have built
Ulazak Slovenije u EU bila je dobra priča, a i dalje je. Slovenija se zalaže da ona ima dobar nastavak i uticaj na ostale zemlje koje žele da uđu u EU. To je samo jedan od prioriteta na kojem će novi slovenački ambasador Vladimir Gasparič raditi tokom svog mandata u Srbiji
As a longstanding member of the EU, Greece consistently supports Serbia’s European perspective. Excellent bilateral relations are further supported through the strong presence of Greek companies and the longstanding friendship between our people. Some of the challenges that both countries are currently facing haven’t altered the bigger picture.
Slovakia is among five of the 28 EU member states not to have recognised Kosovo, and therefore we could hardly ask of Serbia that which we ourselves have not done. But we ask Belgrade to normalise relations with Pristina, with a legally binding written accord of some kind