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“EU wants to create mini-Yugoslavia in Balkans” (Welt, Index, B92)

By   /  13/07/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Reporting about the Western Balkans Summit in Trieste, German newspaper Die Welt writes that “the EU wants to create a new mini-Yugoslavia in the Balkans.” This is according to Croatia’s Index website, which said the summit brought together “the countries of the Western Balkans, as well as the leaders of Germany, France and Italy, and […]

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Trieste Western Balkans Summit declaration (B92, Esteri.it)

By   /  13/07/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Declaration issued by the Italian chair on July 12, 2017 In the framework of the Western Balkans Process, Italy welcomed in Trieste on 12th July 2017 the Heads of Government, Foreign Ministers and the Ministers of Economy of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, as well as Austria, […]

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Hahn: Statements on unification of Kosovo and Albania, dangerous and unacceptable (Tema)

By   /  11/07/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The European Union Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, told Tema that statements for eventual national unification of Albanians in case EU does not open doors for Kosovo and Albania, are dangerous and unacceptable. “First of all, there is an uncontested perspective of all Western Balkans countries to join the EU […]

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Balkan states sit in endless EU waiting room as Trieste summit approaches (DW)

By   /  11/07/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

All talk, no action? Cooperative economic projects have been the hot topic ahead of a conference between leaders from the EU and Western Balkan countries. But EU expansion in the region remains as elusive as ever. “The future of the Balkans is within the European Union.” European Union (EU) leaders made this declaration during the […]

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B92: EU “losing Balkans – possibly with fatal consequences” (Presse)

By   /  10/07/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

This is according to the Vienna-based daily Presse, that cites “warnings” about the EU “losing the Western Balkans” that have been “piling up in various publications.” Media interests in the region is increasing, reporters are being sent there and reports published, says Presse. The magazine Europaische Rundschau – “which never let the Balkans out if […]

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Kocijancic: Serbia’s EU membership depends on relations with Kosovo (Tanjug, Klan Kosova)

By   /  04/07/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Maja Kocijancic, EU’s Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations told Serbian news agency Tanjug that the speed and date of Serbia’s joining the EU depends mainly on Serbia’s progress on implementation of reforms and normalization of the relations with Kosovo. She added that the EU will be working with Serbia for […]

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Serbia Will Choose EU Over Russia If Forced, Premier Says (Bloomberg.com)

By   /  04/07/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

If Serbia is forced to choose between closer ties with Russia and joining the European Union, it will side with the latter, the country’s new prime minister said. Ana Brnabic said she’d continue a path started by her predecessor, President Aleksandar Vucic, to make the country ready for EU membership by the time her term ends […]

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Thaci: Let us leave aside divergences, continue with dialogue (RTK)

By   /  03/07/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci requested from the entire political specter in Kosovo to leave aside political and party divisions, in order to support discussions between Kosovo and Serbia on normalization of relations. In an interview given to RTK from Brussels, Thaci said that Kosovo’s only way for integration is that of dialogue and […]

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EU brings details on Thaci-Vucic meeting (RTK)

By   /  03/07/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The Office of Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, issued a press release which informs about this morning’s informal meeting with the Presidents Aleksandar Vučić of Serbia and Hashim Thaçi of Kosovo, held in Brussels. “They agreed to work on starting a new phase of the dialogue between […]

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Vučić and Thaçi “agree to work on new phase of dialogue” (B92)

By   /  03/07/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić on Monday spoke with Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi during an informal meeting in Brussels, hosted by EU’s Federica Mogherini, reported B92. According to the EU, Vučić and Thaçi agreed “work on starting a new phase of the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina for normalization of relations and reconciliation.” The presidents “decided […]

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“EU more popular in Serbia than in many EU member-states” (B92)

By   /  30/06/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic says that his country will maintain its “the road toward the EU” foreign policy course. Speaking a day after Serbia’s new government was elected, he said the EU integration was being carried out “for the sake of citizens, not for EU’s sake.” The minister took part in the opening of […]

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EU and NATO “strongly coordinating on messages to Balkans”

By   /  30/06/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

The EU and NATO are coordinating very strongly on different messages they are sending, including in the Western Balkans. EU foreign policy and security chief Federica Mogherini said this in Brussels on Thursday, after arriving at the NATO defense ministerial meeting. Mogherini also announced that she and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg could visit the […]

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