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Hahn and Kurz praise Serbia and Vucic

By   /  20/01/2017  /  Finance, Headlines, Politics, RS Finance, RS Politics, Serbia  /  No Comments

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The Western Balkans countries should look up to Serbia which has achieved good economic performance, European Union’s enlargement commissioner Johannes Hahn said today after meeting prime minister Aleksandar Vucic on the margins of World Economic Forum in Davos. Hahn added he was hopeful that EU would soon open new chapters in accession negotiations with Serbia. […]

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Leader of BDI meets with leader of opposition in FYROM

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The leader of BDI (Democratic Union for Integration), Ali Ahmeti has met with the chairman of the largest opposition party SDSM (Macedonian Social Democratic Union), Zoran Zaev. After the meeting, the two parties issued press releases. “The meeting discussed the stances that the sides have without going into many details in regards to particular issues. […]

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Next meeting between Kosovo and Serbia to be held on 24 January

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High Representative of the EU for Foreign Policy and Security, Federica Mogherini has invited authorities in Pristina and Belgrade to hold a meeting on 24 January in Brussels in the framework of the dialogue for the normalization of relations. “The recent developments stress the need for extra commitment of both sides through dialogue”, says the […]

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Greek shipowners urge government to safeguard shipping competitiveness

By   /  19/01/2017  /  Business, Finance, GR Business, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  No Comments

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The President of Greece’s Union of Shipowners, Theodoros Veniamis, called on the Greek government and the country’s Seamen Unions to allow the maritime labor market to become internationally competitive by overcoming industrialist obstructions. Greece has continued to strengthen its position as the largest ship owning nation in recent years, controlling some 18% of the world […]

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Working group of deputies completes its mandate successfully, Eide says

By   /  19/01/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  No Comments

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The working group of deputies established on January 12 in Geneva by the Conference on Cyprus successfully completed the mandate entrusted to it by the Conference, namely identifying specific questions related to the issue of security and guarantees and the instruments needed to address them, UN Secretary General`s Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide […]

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Anastasiades – Pavlopoulos hold meeting in Nicosia

By   /  19/01/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Headlines, Politics  /  No Comments

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The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, met today with the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos, at the Presidential Palace, in Nicosia. In his welcoming remarks, at the meeting, President Anastasiades said, among other things, that “our common pursuit is to at last achieve a solution (to the Cyprus problem) that will be fully […]

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Constitutional Court rejects the appellation from RS

By   /  19/01/2017  /  BA Politics, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Headlines, Politics  /  No Comments

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Republic of Srpska received on Thursday a new “punch in the face”, as the BiH Constitutional Court rejected the appellation claiming all decisions of BiH Federation Parliament from 2014 to today were unconstitutional. The appellation was submitted by 30 delegates in RS Parliament who claimed that, since last parliamentary elections in 2014, the House of […]

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Bulgaria, Serbia sign gas interconnector memorandum

By   /  19/01/2017  /  BG Energy, BG Politics, Bulgaria, Energy, Headlines, Politics, RS Energy, RS Politics, Serbia  /  No Comments

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Bulgaria and Serbia energy ministers signed on January 19 a memorandum of understanding on the construction of the interconnector pipeline between the two countries. The document underscored the political will in the two countries to build the pipeline, Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenouzhka Petkova said in a statement. The project was a key component of Bulgaria’s […]

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Trump will disengage the US from the Balkans

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“New US president Donald Trump would totally disengage Washington from the Western Balkans. He would declare it as an European issue, and taking into account that Europeans are divided – for example, Kosovo is not recognized by all EU member states – this would lead to a greater role or influence of Russia”, Siebo Janssen, […]

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Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs: 358 Diplomats dismissed 

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Serious problems are being created at the Turkish Foreign Ministry after the dismissal of a number of diplomats. According to the Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, as of 15 July and until the beginning of 2017, 358 diplomats were dismissed after allegations of connections with Fethullah Gulen’s Islamic Hizmet movement, which the Turkish government believes […]

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