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Romania

Romania: Consultations on forming a government between the PSD and the PNL continue

Consultations are ongoing with the two main parties, PSD and PNL, with a view to forming a government. The PSD announced that at today’s meeting of the National Political Council it has decided to start negotiations with the PNL, the UDMR and the ethnic minorities to form the government. In the PNL difficulties remain, as…

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North Macedonia

Northern Macedonia: The parliamentary session for the Government vote of confidence is scheduled for Thursday

The Speaker of the Assembly, Talat Xhaferi, has appointed on Thursday at 11:00 in the session in which the vote of confidence will be given to the government. “We announce that the Assembly of the Republic of Northern Macedonia has submitted a request for a vote of confidence of the Government of the Republic of…

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Bosnia & Herzegovina

BiH: There will be no war, says Escobar

US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Gabriel Escobar told reporters in Sarajevo that the most important outcome of his meetings with BiH political leaders was that everyone agreed that war was not an option. “We all agree that there will be no war and I think this is the most important message we have. “It…

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North Macedonia

Mickoski: Prespa Agreement is a reality, I will never use the name “Northern Macedonia”

The leader of the largest opposition party in northern Macedonia, the right-wing nationalist party, VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski, in an interview last night for Skopje’s largest private television, Sitel, has indicated that he will never use it. the name of the country, “Northern Macedonia”, despite the fact that he acknowledges, as he said, that the Prespa…

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Bulgaria

Bulgaria: In the final stage of the elections with GERB in first place

Bulgaria is on the eve of the third consecutive early parliamentary elections and regular presidential elections. The election campaign is in the lead with the latest poll giving GERB the upper hand in the upcoming parliamentary elections, at 23.8 per cent, according to a self-funded poll by Exacta Research Group. According to a poll conducted…

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Croatia

Tourists from Poland invaded Croatia

Agnieszka Puszczewicz, director of the office of the Croatian National Tourist Board in Poland, said that as of this weekend, the total number of tourists arriving from Poland to Croatia exceeded one million, a record in a calendar year. According to official data, throughout 2020, 672,000 came from Croatia to Poland, while during the tourist…

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Albania

Dodik is seeking support in the region

The leaders of the Alliance of Independent Social Democrats (SNSD) continue a fierce political offensive, convincing the prime ministers in the region that their idea to cancel the consent for the formation of some of the most important institutions at the state level is in fact. , rescuing Bosnia and Herzegovina from disintegration. During her…

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Albania

Bosnia and Herzegovina under water again

Due to the rain that is falling for the third day in all of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the level of the rivers has risen and on Thursday night, Friday, some of them got out of bed. Everything reminds you of the great floods of 2014, when, seen from the air, most of BiH and neighboring…

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Montenegro

Montenegro: Stricter measures possible from 1 December

Following the recent meeting of the Council for the Fight against Coronavirus, the Government of Montenegro decided that for the time being, the foreseen epidemiological measures with increased inspection supervision should remain in force. This was announced at a regular press conference by the director of the Institute of Public Health, Dr. Igor Galic. However,…

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Croatia

Croatia: Raiffeisen Bank analysts are more cautious about GDP growth

Contrary to the central bank and government optimism for the recovery dynamics in 2021, which ranges between 8.5 and 9 percent, Raiffeisen Bank (RBA) analysts are still somewhat more cautious with the expectation that GDP growth will stop at 7 percent. . “Our estimates are significantly lower than those of the government because we expect…

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Slovenia

Slovenia allocated € 1 billion for research and development (R&D) in 2020

According to provisional data, gross domestic expenditure on research and development (GERD) in Slovenia in 2020 reached a record of 1 billion euros, which is 2% more than in 2019. Compared to last year, a trend in The increase in gross domestic expenditure on R&D (GERD) is significant, both in absolute terms and as part…

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Montenegro

Montenegro: EBRD raises economic growth forecast

According to the latest forecasts of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Montenegrin economy will grow by 12.3 percent this year. Over the summer, the EBRD estimated that Montenegro’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth would be 8.5 per cent, but in the latest situation report, it boosted its outlook by 3.8 per…

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Croatia

Croatia: PM Plenkovic Defends Finance Minister Maric

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Wednesday evening defended Finance Minister Zdravko Maric from another attempt by the parliamentary opposition to replace the minister, calling the motion of the opposition strange and the group of MPs who supported him ridiculous, Croatian media reported. “The parliamentary majority rejects the motion and Minister Maric will continue to…

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Slovenia

Gorenjska banka bought Sberbank in Slovenia

Gorenjska Banka bought Sberbank in Slovenia Gorenjska Banka, the Slovenian bank owned by AIK Banka Srpska, has signed an agreement to buy the Slovenian branch of Russian Sberbank. Following approval by regulators, the merger would create the third largest banking group in the country. The legally binding contract signed by Gorenjska Banka is part of…

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Bosnia & Herzegovina

BiH: UN Security Council extends EUFOR mandate, HR did not speak

After several days of intense diplomatic activity, the UN Security Council held its most unusual session on the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 25-year post-war period. A regular overview of these sessions was that the UN Security Council extended the mandate of foreign troops in the country, then the High Representative read his…

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Bosnia & Herzegovina

EU concerned about situation in BiH

European Commission spokesman Peter Stano said today that the EU is concerned about developments in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He added that the EU, in co-operation with US partners, had “increased political activity” in trying to find a solution to the current crisis in BiH. He stressed that the Altea-EUFOR mission has an important role to…

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Montenegro

Montenegro: Krivokapic met with Brnabic and Vucic in Belgrade

On the second day of his visit to the Republic of Serbia, the Prime Minister of Montenegro Zdravko Krivokapi u met with the President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vuiqi dhe and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia Ana Brnabi,, at whose invitation he is paying his first official visit. in Belgrade.…

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Bosnia & Herzegovina Croatia

Croatia: People’s electorate and legitimate representation are the foundation of a fair BiH election law

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovi pr received in Banski the Speaker of the People’s Chamber of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dr. Dragan ovovi.. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Foreign and European Minister Gordan Grlic Radman. “Today’s meeting followed a series of talks between BiH political actors, as well as the Croatian…