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Serbia seeks amendments to Tirana declaration

TIRANA - Tirana is hosting the first Ukraine-Southeast Europe summit, to also be attended by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic.

Albanian PM Edi Rama and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy are expected to discuss the war in Ukraine and its consequences.

There is still no agreement on the text of a declaration to be adopted at the end of the summit, Tanjug learns.

Mandatory Military Service Reconsidered in Croatia Amid Regional Changes

Croatia is actively exploring the possibility of reintroducing mandatory military service, signaling a potential shift in the country's security strategy. Veterans Minister Tomo Medved disclosed that the proposal is in its early stages, with a concrete plan for training young individuals yet to be presented.

New purchase agreed: A total of 42 new Dassault Rafale jets

The purchase comes as French lawmakers express concern over a Franco-German project to develop a successor to the Rafale. The Future Combat Air system, as it is known, is not expected to enter service before 2045 or 2050, according to the French Senate's defense committee, writes Defense News.

Mini cabinet reshuffle announced, key posts unchanged

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis appointed a new citizen protection minister on Wednesday, following a mini cabinet reshuffle in a bid to bolster the conservative administration's security agenda.

Bulgaria Insists On Full Membership In The Schengen Area

Interior Minister Kalin Stoyanov participated today in a tripartite meeting with the interior ministers of Austria and Romania - Gerhard Karner and Catalin Predoiu, at which he introduced them to Bulgaria's position for full Schengen membership, the Ministry of the Interior announced.

Erdoğan vows 'not to leave an inch of Gaza' to Israel

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has vowed staunch support for Palestinians in Gaza, pledging not to relinquish "a single inch of Gaza's land to Israel" amid the ongoing conflict with militant group Hamas.