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Kosovo

Palmer: US Focuses on EU Support for Belgrade-Pristina Facilitated Dialogue

State Department Special Representative for the Western Balkans Matthew Palmer said the United States is focusing on supporting the EU-led dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina, which will lead to an agreement between the two sides. During talks on the situation in the Western Balkans, organized by Balkan Insider, Palmer said that “ideally, the agreement between…

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Bulgaria

President Radev sharply criticizes the government

The legacy of crushing totalitarianism is extremely difficult and we can overcome it only with an active will and a united political position, said President Rumen Radev. Radev attended the presentation of the first part of the National Strategic Document, which was prepared by the Strategic Council under the head of state, headed by sociologist…

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Romania

Citizens very concerned about the jump in COVID-19 outbreaks

A survey conducted by the online recruitment platform BestJobs showed that 55% of Romanian respondents said they were very concerned about the increase in coronavirus cases in Romania. The survey shows that 36% of respondents would like more drastic measures to reduce the spread of the virus, but 47% believe that declaring a new state…

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Bulgaria

The political crisis continues

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Ivan Kostov sees political crisis ahead of spring 2021 parliamentary elections In an interview with Bulgarian National Radio, Kostov noted that “this crisis will arise in connection with a crisis in the healthcare system and the inability of hospitals to accept serious cases, an economic crisis and a dangerously low level…

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Bosnia & Herzegovina

Foreign Minister Turkovic works on behalf of one party, Dodik claims

The Serbian member of the Presidency of BiH, Milorad Dodik, stated today that the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Council of Ministers of BiH, Bisera Turković, is implementing the foreign policy of the SDA, and not BiH, referring to his plans to include as many migrants in BiH as possible. which could prove catastrophic…

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Croatia

Croatia is not the same country it was 25 years ago, says President Milanovic

Croatian President Zoran Milanovic said on Wednesday from Knin that 25 years after “Operation Storm”, Croatia is not the same society as it was then, emphasizing that unity requires talks about things that bring people together, but also share them. “It is really an honor for me, and this is not an empty phrase, to…

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Montenegro

Fewer jobs for seasonal workers

From the beginning of the year until July 20, about four thousand seasonal workers are employed in Montenegro, which is almost three times less than last year. The Employment Bureau (ZZZ) told Dan that, under normal circumstances, last season, on average, slightly more than a quarter of the total number of registered unemployed persons in…

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Slovenia

Adria Mobil shows signs of recovery in the midst of the coronavirus crisis

The Slovenian company Adria Mobil intends to partially compensate for the loss of coronavirus by the end of the year, General Manager Sonja Gole told STA. Consumer demand is returning and the company has no plans to lay off if the epidemiological status continues to be favorable. Due to the epidemic, the caravan manufacturer ceased…

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North Macedonia

The battle to form a coalition government has just begun

The “battle” to form a new government officially began after yesterday’s meeting of the Assembly. Both the leader of SDSM, Zoran Zaev, and the leader of VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski, are competing for a majority of 61 MPs. According to Zaev, all options are open, while Mickoski is in a similar position. The Constitution stipulates that…

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Kosovo

Dark days for businesses

Kosovo’s economy is going through the deepest crisis since the post-war period, in which neither businessmen nor state institutions have faced these problems, although the COVID-19 pandemic is the main source of this crisis. About 5,000 companies are expected to close in Kosovo this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. So far, according…

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Romania

Increasing pensions based on forecasting and impact studies

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said in a statement that the analysis of raising the retirement age will be completed before the end of this week. “The government’s goal is to increase pensions, but only on the basis of extremely serious forecasts and impact studies. This growth must be sustainable both this year and in the…

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Serbia

Brnabic does not want to cooperate with the SAA

In an interview, Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said that she voted in the internal party process to form a government with minority parties. She explained that she voted for the proposal during the session of the SNS presidency, because she believed that it would be “the most efficient government”. She also added that there were…

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Romania

Mandatory use of the mask outdoors in Bucharest

Alexandru Rafila, director of the Romanian Society of Microbiology, said that the number of patients treated in the ICU, as well as the number of Covid-19 deaths, will increase in the coming weeks, given the large number of new cases recently registered. . The Minister of Health, Nelu Tătaru, warned that Romania could find itself…

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Bosnia & Herzegovina

The Ministry of Security expects Austrian support for immigrants

Deputy Minister of Security in the Council of Ministers Nedeljko Jovic believes that Austria will help BiH find the best possible solution for the establishment of an extradition system for illegal migrants, so that it can return them to their countries of origin. “I believe that BiH will greatly help Austria in finding the best…

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Montenegro

Montenegro has opened a new reception center for migrants and asylum seekers

After Spuž, another reception center for migrants and asylum seekers began operating in Božaje, near Podgorica. The center can accommodate 60 people, and it is planned to work within the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Its construction was financed by the Government of Montenegro with 470 thousand euros and the European Union, which allocated an additional…

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Croatia

Plenković says Croatia is sending “new message to Serbian minority”

On the eve of Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day and Croatian Veterans Day, as well as the main commemoration in Knin, Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković laid wreaths at Zagreb’s central Mirogoj cemetery, sending a message that the government pays tribute to all those who gave the most for the country’s freedom. Prime Minister Plenković,…

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Slovenia

Fraport Slovenia suffers the same fate as the Fraport Group

The German company Fraport announced today that due to the crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, about 3,000 to 4,000 employees will be laid off, as the aviation industry will not be able to recover for some time. Fraport Slovenia, which is 100% owned by Fraport, recorded EUR 9.4 million in revenues in the first…

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North Macedonia

Во Северна Македонија започнуваат консултации за формирање на Владина коалиција

По одржувањето на првата „основачка“ седница на Националното собрание, разговорите за формирање на новата влада започнуваат денес. Партиите кои неофицијално ги започнаа постизборните разговори се очекува денес да ги засилат своите напори да обезбедат мнозинство во новиот парламент и да формираат нова влада. Лидерот на СДСМ, Зоран Заев, како што најави по изборите, по празникот…