Neighborhood Policy

EU and Serbia sign EUR 97 million IPA 2017 package

The agreement was signed by Serbian European Integration Minister Jadranka Joksimovic and EU Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn.

The funds will go to energy and environmental protection projects, as well as to participation in EU programs such as Cosme, Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+, Joksimovic and Hahn said, the agency reported.

EU: Kosovo must reverse this act immediately

According to Beta agency, the EU foreign policy chief said in a statement that the Nov. 21 that decision of the Kosovo government to raise the duty on Serbian and Bosnian goods to 100 percent made the situation worse, after Pristina imposed 10-percent duties last week.

The Kosovo government must immediately revoke those decisions, Mogherini said.

Jean-Claude Juncker will Take Part in a Meeting of Leaders from the Western Balkans in Sofia

Today, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will be on a working visit to Bulgaria. He will meet with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and will attend a meeting with the heads of state and government of the Western Balkan countries.

Former Croatian PM Milanovic works as Albanian PM's adviser

Former Croatian Prime Minister and SDP leader Zoran Milanovic has been working as an adviser to Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama for a while.

According to the Albanian TV21 broadcaster Rama confirmed this on Thursday during a joint press conference in Tirana with EU Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn.

EU supports Serbia's education system with EUR 27.4mn

An agreement was signed in Brussels on Wednesday on the support of the European Union to the education system of Serbia worth 27.4 million euros.

The agreement was signed in the presence of Serbian Minister of EU Integration Jadranka Joksimovic and EU Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn.

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