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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…

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Croatia

Croatia will receive more than 22 billion euros, Plenković says

“After a long, exhausting European Council meeting, which ended this morning at around 5:40 am, an agreement was reached on a new multiannual financial framework and a new next-generation EU instrument. As heads of state and government, we can be pleased that a compromise has been reached. “The debate showed exactly what I said the…

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Slovenia

Janša was satisfied with the outcome of negotiations with the EU

Today, after several days of negotiations, the European Council reached an agreement on a multiannual financial framework and a recovery instrument worth a total of € 1.824 billion. The agreement brings large additional funds for Slovenia, which will facilitate the recovery after the COVID-19 crisis and encourage investment in the green and digital transition, Slovenian…

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Croatia

EU: European leaders reach agreement

EU leaders finally reached an agreement early Tuesday morning on a plan to revive the European economy in tackling the effects of the pandemic, following fierce pressure from northern European countries. But the compromise, at first glance, does not meet expectations. The plan, worth 750 billion euros, the amount to be raised by issuing –…

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Serbia

Belgrade-Pristina dialogue: Intensive work at the expert level will continue this week, Massrali says

EU foreign affairs spokeswoman Nabila Massrali announced on Monday that intensive expert-level work on dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina would continue in Brussels this week. “Kosovo and Serbia have been invited to send their experts to continue addressing the issues raised at the leaders’ meeting last Thursday.” Asked by Tanjug how they view Kosovo Prime…

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Kosovo

Internal consensus is essential, says Thaçi

Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi said today that it was important and vital for him to ensure an internal dialogue for the resumption of negotiations between Kosovo and Serbia. During a meeting with the President of the Democratic Party of Albania, Lulzim Basha, Thaçi stressed that the issue of consensus was essential, adding that coordination with…

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Bosnia & Herzegovina

Tegeltija holds a virtual meeting with Varhelyi

BiH Council of Ministers Chairman Zoran Tegeltija spoke today via video conference with EU Enlargement Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi about the current situation in BiH caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the economic and political situation in the country and the region, in light of European integration. SRNA. “Chairman Tegeltija expressed gratitude for the…

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Croatia

President Milanovic will not attend the introductory session of Parliament

Croatian President Zoran Milanovic has announced that he will not attend the introductory session of the Parliament, which will be held on Wednesday. According to media reports, Milanovic claims that the reason lies only in his understanding of the role and status of the Croatian Parliament. “The reason why I will not be present at…

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Slovenia

Slovenia intends to build a new windmill

The Slovenian government recently supported the construction of a wind farm with a nominal capacity of 21.6 megawatts on a mountain ridge near the border with Croatia. As evwind.es recently reported, the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning announced in October 2019 that it was working on national zoning plans for eight wind farms,…

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Romania

The rule of law is not a problem, says Iohannis

Speaking in Brussels on Sunday in the context of the European Council negotiations on the European Coronavirus Recovery Fund, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis told reporters that all European leaders were looking for a solution, but this was not a guarantee for its conclusion. that he remained moderately optimistic. Regarding Romania, Klaus Iohannis mentioned that the…

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Romania

PLUS accuses the mayor of the capital of working in the interest of Greek tourism

The mayor of the capital, Gabriela Firea, provoked reactions following his decision to offer free COVID-19 testing to anyone who wants to travel abroad on vacation. An article by the state news agency Agerpres entitled “Vlad Voiculescu: Gabriela Firea seems to be a mayor working for the benefit of Greek tourism” quotes a statement by…