Brussels-Capital Region

Shady business deal behind mayor’s arrest?

After Albanian Foreign Minister Olta Xhacka met with her Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias last Monday to discuss elected ethnic Greek mayor of Himare Fredi Beleri's jailing on charges of buying votes, she tweeted: "The meeting w/my colleague & good friend FM @NikosDendias in Brussels was a good opportunity to discuss in a frank manner Mr Beleri's case.

Nicosia exits excessive imbalance process

Ten years after the outbreak of the financial crisis it suffered, with the bank bail-in, the Republic of Cyprus has finally exited the excessive imbalances procedure (EIP) of the European Commission, on the basis of the European Union documents that were issued under the spring package of the 2023 European Semester on Wednesday in Brussels.

The Trade Promotion Europe Annual Conference was held in Brussels

On May 24, the annual conference of Trade Promotion Europe was held in Brussels under the title - "European small and medium sized exporters: Challenges and opportunities". This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the European Single Market, providing an opportunity to review f the successes and takeaways from internal trade for European SMEs.

Baerbock vs. Szijjártó: Ended with conflict

As reported by Sputnik, the reason for the disagreements is OTP Bank and the blocking of aid to Ukraine.
According to the words of four diplomats, during the meeting of foreign ministers in Brussels on Monday, Germany and Hungary quarreled over the role of the Hungarian bank in the Ukrainian conflict, writes "Politico" analyst Jacopo Barigazzi.

Dacic: There was no pronounced pressure on Serbia

BRUSSELS - Serbian FM Ivica Dacic said in Brussels on Monday there had been no pressure on Serbia at his meeting with EU and Western Balkan FMs earlier in the day and that he was pleasantly surprised that nearly all EU FMs had spoken about a need for the Western Balkans to join the bloc as soon as possible within concrete timeframes.