The President of Serbia, Tomislav Nikolić, attended the opening ceremony of Serbia’s Honorary Consulate in St. Petersburg on Wednesday. After the ceremony, Nikolić gave an exclusive interview to TASS Russian media agency – discussing the nation’s ties with Russia and his views on Serbia’s EU and NATO integration.
After a visit to Kosovo, the European Commission’s Director General of Neighborhood and Enlargement Negotiations, Christian Danielsson reinstated two conditions for visa liberalization – the border agreement with Montenegro and fight against organized crime and corruption.
Today, August 26, during a joint press conference of Turkish and Bulgarian Prime Ministers, which was a part of PM Boyko Borissov’s visit to Turkey, PM of Turkey, Binali Yildrim, told the press that unless the EU guarantees a visa-free travel regime for Turkey in October, Ankara could abandon the “refugee deal” to stem the …
Yesterday evening, August 1, the Prime Minister of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić announced that he sent a letter to EU officials, in which he raised concerns about the situation in the West Balkans and the Croatian policies towards Serbia, which he qualified as “anti-Serb”.
Yesterday during the EU Conference on Serbian negotiation, Serbia opened two new Chapters – 23 and 24, thus ending the three-month blockade imposed by Croatia.
Early this morning, while speaking to the crowd in front of his Presidential Residence in Istanbul, President of Tukey Recep Tayyip Erdogan noted that he is ready to reinstate the death penalty if the Turkish people demand it, and if the Parliament of Turkey passes the necessary laws.
On Tuesday, the Prime Minister of Montenegro, Milo Đukanović, warned the EU of the Russian anti-EU and anti-NATO agenda in the West Balkans during an interview for EU Observer.
Yesterday, a meeting on the Serbian negotiations under Netherlands’ presidency held by the EU Working group was ended without support from Croatia and the UK for Serbia to open Chapter 23. A Croatian representative withheld his support due to “substantial reasons”, while the UK representative cited “technical reasons”.
Officials of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia have voiced their shock and concern after Brexit results, however, these countries repeated their firm determination to join EU.
LONDON, United Kingdom — He is expected to stand down by the Conservative Party Conference in October after six years as PM.