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Bosnia & Herzegovina

Dodik exploits Vučić’s visit to Banja Luka to promote separatist ideologies

On Thursday, Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić traveled to Banja Luka, capital of BiH entity Republika Srpska, on his first visit since he assumed the presidential office. As a good guest, he brought a variety of worthy presents: 540,000 euros was deposited on the account of the Srpska Government for schools and health centres in Mrkonjić…

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Slovenia

Slovenia will upgrade its national network to 5G

Telekom Slovenije will establish a national fifth generation (5G) network at existing base stations and in the existing 2600 MHz frequency spectrum, which is also used for the fourth mobile generation network. In the upgraded 4G / 5G network, users will be able to achieve higher data transfer speeds already in this development step than…

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Bulgaria

The new ministers of Borissov’s government have been announced

“We accept the resignations of Vladislav Goranov, Mladen Marinov and Emil Karanikolov, as well as the resignation of Nikolina Angelova,” Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said in a statement issued after the coalition council. The resignations came amid fierce anti-government protests in Sofia and across the country, demanding the resignation of the entire government, Prosecutor…

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Kosovo

The two-day meeting of the level of Serbian-Kosovo experts will take place in Brussels

Teams of experts in Belgrade and Pristina will meet today and tomorrow in Brussels to continue work on the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina. The Belgrade delegation will be led by the director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija, Marko Đurić, and Pristina by the newly appointed dialogue coordinator, Skënder Hiseni. Brussels announced that…

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Serbia

Vucic will be offered 2.7 million euros in Banja Luka

The President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, will visit Banja Luka today, where he will deliver aid in the amount of around 2.7 million euros to the institutions there. During the visit, the President of Serbia will hold talks with senior officials of the Republika Srpska, the Press Service of the Serbian President announced. According to…

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Kosovo

Northern Macedonia: Ahmeti has been summoned to The Hague as a witness for the UK

The Kosovo Special Prosecutor ‘s Office refused to provide information on why DUI leader Ali Ahmeti was summoned to The Hague. Asked by Nezavisen what the reasons were for calling Ali Ahmeti, Chris Bent from the Special Prosecution replied: “The Special Prosecutor’s Office does not provide information for his investigation, so I can neither confirm…

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Croatia

EU: Joint Resolution of the Members of the European Parliament against the Agreement with the European Council

The joint resolution was signed by all political groups, the Left Greens, the Socialists, Reconstruction and the EPP, except the Conservatives (ECR) and the far right (ID) on an agreement on a European recovery plan and a new multiannual budget concluded at the summit. In a joint resolution, the European Parliament denied the agreement on…

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Romania

The Minister of Defense and the Minister of Foreign Affairs meet with General Lanata

General Andre Lanata, head of NATO’s Allied Command for Transformation, visited Romania where he met with Romanian Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu and Defense Minister Nicolae Ciuca, according to a statement issued by the Foreign Ministry. During the meeting, the two officials stressed the importance of EU-NATO cooperation, noting that it is increasingly useful in ensuring…

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Kosovo

EU, UK, Germany, Italy and OSCE to adopt principles of judicial control

Kosovo Justice Minister Selim Selimi said on Wednesday that a working group tasked with establishing the principles of judicial control would be supported by the embassies of the EU, Great Britain, Germany, Italy and the EU Office, as well as the Office of the OSCE in Kosovo. Selimi told a news conference Wednesday that the…

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North Macedonia

Northern Macedonia will celebrate Ilinden Day without Bulgaria

Northern Macedonia this year will celebrate St. Elijah (Ilinden). Probably as a result of the coronavirus epidemic, there is no official announcement or statement of interest from the part of Sofia to participate in the events marking the celebration in the country. Bulgaria has experienced turmoil as intense anti-government protests enter their second week, and…

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Bosnia & Herzegovina

US expert joins Sarajevo Canton anti-corruption team

In the midst of a new corruption scandal in BiH, US expert Eric Larson has joined the Sarajevo Canton Anti-Corruption Office. The scandal reached the public only a few days ago, when several media reported that the prosecutor in the “Respirators” case, Mirza Hukeljic, was offered two million KM (about one million euros) for omitting…

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Montenegro

Government prepares third package of economic measures

The third package of government economic measures worth 67.85 million euros to address the financial consequences of the coronavirus pandemic will be focused exclusively on tourism, including only temporary measures that will remain until 2022, Montenegrin Prime Minister Dusko Markovic said in parliament today during the prime minister’s questions. “This includes subsidizing the interest rate…

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Slovenia

Analysts satisfied with Brussels agreement

Slovenian economist Mojmir Mrak told STA that the agreement on the recovery pandemic package at the EU summit was good for Slovenia from both a financial and strategic point of view, while the expert on international relations concluded that the outcome was not bad for Slovenia. due to average tendencies. Mojmir Mrak, a professor at…

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Croatia

Gordan Jandroković has been elected Speaker of Parliament for the second consecutive term

Less than three weeks after the July 5th general elections, Croatia has a new parliament. The newly elected deputies convened in Zagreb on Wednesday for the constituent session of the 10th parliament. Gordan Jandroković was elected president of this legislature with 151 seats. The proposal of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) to nominate Jandroković for…

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Serbia

Every second citizen for EU membership, 9% wants to join NATO

In a poll published Wednesday by CeSid CEO Bojan Klacar, half of Serbia’s citizens are in favor of joining the European Union, and only 9% are in favor of joining NATO. The research was conducted in cooperation with CEAS on the attitudes of citizens towards NATO, the EU, the USA and Klačar presented the results…

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Serbia

A new government should be formed in early September, says VP VP

After consultations with President Aleksandar Vučić, SNS Vice President Miloš Vučević said that the representatives of the electoral list “Aleksandar Vučić – for our children” requested a mandate to form a new government. He emphasized that there was no talk of personal solutions. As he said, he expects that the National Assembly of Serbia will…

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Bosnia & Herzegovina

State budget adopted in two houses of parliament, but in different texts

At an emergency session today, the House of Peoples of the Parliamentary Assembly of BiH supported the principles of the Law on the Budget of BiH Institutions and International Obligations for 2020, which was submitted by the House of Representatives of the State Parliament. Of the 14 delegates present, 13 voted in favor of the…

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Montenegro

Црна Гора: Преговори између СПЦ-а и Владе су кратки

Премијер Црне Горе, Душко Марковић, саопштио је да су разговори правних стручњака Владе и епархије Српске православне цркве окончани бесплодно, упркос „бројним уступцима учињеним јуче и данас од стране владиног преговарачког тима“. Преговори о статусу Српске православне цркве у Црној Гори наставили су се у понедјељак поподне без опипљивих резултата, с тим да је у…