DPM Marković, Minister Konjević at 2BS Forum: Foreign fighters issue require strong democratic response, multilateral, bilateral and regional cooperation

Montenegro's Deputy Prime Minister Duško Marković and Interior Minister Raško Konjević attended earlier a panel debate titled “Foreign fighters – a growing threat to the region”, organised ... More

Ivanov: It is time for NATO and the EU to make brave decisions

Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov called on the European Union to have enlargement returned as a priority item on the agenda of the Commission and the European Council. Speaking at the Brdo – Brioni process summit in ... More

Bulgaria''s President Proposes to Hold Local Elections on 25 October

Plevneliev also sumbitted to parliament a proposal to hold a national referendum on amendments to voting rules alongisde the local elections. Plevneliev proposed to ask voters whether they support the idea to elect part of ... More

Four Balkan countries sign statement in support of IAP gas pipeline

Ministers of Foreign Affairs and of Energy of Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Montenegro and Croatia signed on Friday in Budva (Montenegro)a joint statement in support of the Ionian-Adriatic gas pipeline. The declaration supports ... More

Pope Francis: No more war - dialogue, peace, forgiveness

May there never again be war, head of the Roman Catholic Church Pope Francis said and called for a dialogue, peace and forgiveness during his one-day state and pastoral visit to Sarajevo under the slogan 'Peace be with you' in ... More

G-7 Leaders' Declaration

Schloss Elmau, Germany June 8, 2015 We, the leaders of the G7, met in Elmau for our annual Summit on 7 and 8 June 2015. Guided by our shared values and principles, we are determined to work closely together to meet the ... More

Greece''s decision on IMF repayment is not an issue, EU Commission spokesman says

Greece's decision to "bundle" its repayments to the IMF and pay them all together later is compatible with the IMF's regulations and does not undermine the country's ability to service its loan obligations, European Commission ... More

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ statement after his meeting with the President of the European Commission, Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker

“We had a friendly and constructive discussion with President Juncker, and later with his staff as well. Jeroen Dijsselbloem also joined us later on in the evening. Our conclusion regarding the discussion is that the ... More

Fiat and Zelezara Smederevo are leading exporters in Serbia

The top 15 exporters in Serbia exported a total of EUR 1.2 billion of merchandise in the first 4 months of 2015, with Fiat from Kragujevac leading the way with EUR 485.4 million in exports, followed by Zelezara Smederevo with EUR ... More

Bad Bank Taking Over Major Slovenian Hotel Operators

The Bank Asset Management Company (BAMC) announced on Friday a takeover of several major Slovenian hotel operators, including Sava Turizem, via a debt-to-equity conversion that marks "a new strategic approach through which we ... More

Cabinet Complete as Parliament Appoints New Ministers

The National Assembly confirmed Wednesday Andreja Katič as the new defence minister and Maja Makovec Brenčič as the minister of education, science and sport. In the 90-member legislature 47 deputies voted in ... More

Turkish Business Urged to Participate in Privatisation

Business links between Slovenia and Turkey are getting stronger but are far below the potential, especially in investment, so Turkish investors were invited on Friday to participate in privatisations in Slovenia. The ... More

As Turks begin voting in more countries, general election turnout increases on weekend

Turkish citizens living in Italy, UK, Russia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia have begun casting their votes to participate in Turkey's general election that officially starts on June 7, boosting turnout with more votes ... More

SEECP summit concluded: Balkan will preserve peace

The summit of the of the SEECP governments concluded with a declaration for continuing the communication, cooperation and promotion of good neighboring relations. Bulgaria, Moldova and Kosovo were represented by their ... More

EU Enlargement Commissioner to Attend Next Political Leaders’ Meeting in Skopje

The EU Enlargement and Neighboring Policy Commissioner Johannes Hahn and the leaders of the four biggest political parties in Macedonia – VMRO-DPMNE, SDSM, DUI and DPA, will meet on Tuesday in the Macedonian ... More

Erdogan: To improve trade exchange between BiH and Turkey that currently stands at 500 mln USD

President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan said today after the meeting with members of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina that the trade volume between the two countries is at about500 million USD, but that ... More

Erdogan in Tirana: We will double Turkish investment. Macedonia must implement Ochrid agreement

Six days after his last visit as Prime Minister, Recep Taip Erdogan is returning for an official visit in Albania, this time as President of Turkey. He gave two messages during the meeting with the Albanian counterpart, Bujar ... More

Prime Minister Gruevski: Only Citizens Can Decide on Government’s Composition

Our position was and will remain: only the Macedonian citizens can decide at elections on a government's composition, PM Nikola Gruevski told reporters on Saturday commenting his expectations from EU Commissioner Johannes ... More

President publishes text on her first 100 days in office Photo

On the occasion of her first 100 days in office, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has posted on her web site a text in which she says that she is encouraged by reactions from citizens from all over the country and ... More

Messer BH Gas to invest Additional 5 Million BAM in Production Facilities in B&H

Messer BH GasA company for the production of gases, Messer BH Gas, plans to invest more than 5 million BAM in the production facilities in B&H by the end of this year. That will practically mean more jobs but also the more ... More