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Albania

Christodoulides and Lavrov discussed strengthening bilateral relations between Cyprus and Russia

The strengthening of bilateral relations and their commitment to it were discussed by the Foreign Ministers of Russia and Cyprus during their meeting in Moscow. Sergey Lavrov and Nikos Christodoulides decided to implement the two agreed documents, namely the Strategic Framework for Cooperation between the Republic of Cyprus and the Russian Federation for the three-year…

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Romania

Romania: Former Defense Minister General Nicolae Ciuca is the new caretaker Prime Minister

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has given him the mandate to form a government Nicolae Ciuca, General Nicolae Ciuca, a former General Staff member who served as Minister of Defense and caretaker Prime Minister. Ciuca is a person of absolute confidence of the President of the country. His name was placed last night at an intimate…

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Bosnia & Herzegovina

BiH: MEPs react strongly to recent events in RS National Assembly

After the Republika Srpska National Assembly approved the draft law on medicines and medical equipment, which provides for the establishment of an entity-level medicine agency, and denied the powers of the draft state law in the territory of Republika Srpska, some MEPs raised their voices calling for an immediate ban on destruction. of state institutions.…

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Albania

The Serbian president attended the October victims’ prayer in Kragujevac

The President of the Republic of Serbia, Aleksandar Vuiqi., Attended today the memorial service in Šumarice in Kragujevac. Bishop ovanumadijski Jovan and the clergy paid tribute to the victims, after which President Vučić laid a wreath at the monument erected on the site where on October 21, 1941, German occupying forces shot dead students and…

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Montenegro

Montenegro: Former director of the National Security Agency arrested

By order of the Special State Prosecutor’s Office, the special police department today arrested Dejan Peruničić, former director of the National Security Agency (ANB). The special state prosecutor’s office launched an investigation against Peruničić after a wiretapping device was found in the Prosecution building last week, which ANB suspects was installed during the period when…

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Kosovo

Kosovo: Strong growth of 7.1% in 2021 according to WB

Both Kosovo and other countries in the region are recovering from the 2020 recession caused by COVID-19, thanks to a faster recovery than expected in 2021. This was said today during the publication on the Internet of the latest regular World Bank economic report on the Western Balkans. The report said that economic activity in…

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Croatia

Croatia: There is no reason for the numbers to be so high, says Prime Minister Plenković

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković warned today of an increase in the number of young people infected with coronavirus, so this country, he stressed, will exceed the number of 9,000 deaths in Croatia within a few days. He stressed the importance of vaccination and respect for epidemiological measures at the Government session. “Today we have…

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Serbia

Serbia: Vucic meets with Deputy Speaker of the Bundestag

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic met today with the Deputy Speaker of the Bundestag, Claudia Roth, with whom he discussed the continuation of political and economic cooperation with Germany, as well as the progress that Serbia has made in various fields on the road to full membership in the European Union. President Vučić thanked Vice President…

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Slovenia

Slovenia: In September 2021, producer prices rose again: monthly by 0.8% and annually by 8.6%

In September 2021, producer prices rose on average by 0.8% compared to the previous month. Producer prices in the domestic market increased by 0.7% on average and producer prices in the non-domestic market by 0.8%, the National Statistics Agency announced. Prices of industrial products sold in the markets of euro area countries increased by 0.9%,…

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Albania

The Speaker of the Albanian Parliament met with the Speaker of the Greek Parliament

The Speaker of the Albanian Parliament, Lindita Nikolla is paying an official visit to Greece, where she met with the Speaker of the Greek Parliament, Constantinos Tasoulas. In this meeting was discussed the strengthening of cooperation between the two parties, while Tasoulas congratulated Nikolla for the new task. Nikolla praised the support that Greece has…

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Romania

US Secretary of Defense visits Romania

Security and stability in the Black Sea region is in the interest of the United States and is critical to the security of the East Coast, said US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III at a press conference with his Romanian counterpart Nicolae Ciucă after the meeting Theirs. “It is very clear,” he said,…

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Serbia

Serbia: Friday’s meeting on constitutional changes in the justice sector

The meeting of the Constitutional and Legislative Committee of the Serbian Parliament will be held on Friday. There will be an item on the agenda with the discussion on changes to the Serbian Constitution in the field of justice. In addition to the representatives of the Assembly of Serbia, it was announced that the working…

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Romania

Romania: The mandate of Prime Minister Ciolos is not approved by Parliament

The USR government proposed by Dacian Ciolos, as expected, did not get the approval of Parliament, as it received only 88 votes out of 234 requested. We must remember that the USR has 80 deputies and senators. Shortly after the vote in Parliament, former PNL President Ludovic Orban made particularly harsh statements calling for Florin…

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Albania

Osman’s harsh words to Borrell on the issue of police action

The President of Kosovo, Vjosa Osmani strongly opposed some points in this year’s Progress Report prepared by the European Commission on the achievements and failures of Kosovo and some attitudes of European Union officials regarding northern Kosovo. At a press conference, Osmani urged European officials to support actions against crime and not to oppose them.…

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Romania

Romania: Rapid decline in the number of retirees

Romania recorded a rapid decline in the number of retirees from June 2020 until the middle of this year, when the number of retirees fell by 61,000. This is the biggest drop since 2013 so far. Sociologists estimate that this decline is due to the pandemic and warn that in 2050, 1 in 4 Romanians…

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Bulgaria

Bulgaria: Health Minister calls protests against measures political

Doctors from emergency centers across the country and Covid departments protested in front of the Ministry of Health. They are demanding a 40% increase in their salaries and recognition of their work as the highest category in the pension plan, as well as a fairer distribution of additional payments to combat Covid-19, said one of…

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Albania

Rama: The EC is the fairest and most impartial judge! Guide document for us!

Prime Minister Edi Rama said that the EC Report reaffirms the conviction that Albania has met all the conditions to formally start what was previously decided in the European Council and to undertake the discussion of membership together with the EU. “The EC report reaffirms once again that Albania has met all the conditions to…

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Albania

Enlargement Package 2021: EC assesses and sets reform priorities for Western Balkans, Turkey

Yesterday, the European Commission approved its Enlargement Package for 2021, providing a detailed assessment of the situation and progress made by the Western Balkans and Turkey on their respective paths to the European Union, with a particular focus on implementing fundamental reforms. , as well as clear guidance on future reform priorities. EU High Representative…