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WITH HUGE MAJORITY: The EP Supported Bulgaria and Romania for Schengen

/Balkan Insight/ The European Parliament on Tuesday adopted a report stressing that Romania and Bulgaria's readiness to join the Schengen Agreement should not be linked to the rule of law in the two countries, despite the lack of consensus on the matter in the European Council, the European Union's top decision-making body.

MEPs Vote for Romania and Bulgaria to Join Schengen

The European Parliament on Tuesday adopted a report stressing that Romania and Bulgaria's readiness to join the Schengen Agreement should not be linked to the rule of law in the two countries, despite the lack of consensus on the matter in the European Council, the European Union's top decision-making body.

Croatia Unveils Tudjman Monument to Applause and Criticism

The 19th anniversary of the death of Croatia's first President, Franjo Tudjman, was marked on Monday by the unveiling of a more than four-metre-high monument in Zagreb, near the National University Library and the Vatroslav Lisinski concert hall.

Most Balkan States Adopt UN Migration Pact

More than 150 UN member states signed the Global Compact for Safe and Orderly Migration on Monday in Marrakech, Morocco - which has caused controversy in Balkan countries as it has done elsewhere.

Croatia Denies US Opposes Israeli Jet Purchase

 

"The US government has given permission to the state of Israel to offer the Israeli F-16 to Croatia, and we have that document. Israel is obliged to deliver a NATO-compatible aircraft to Croatia ...  and delivery is also the responsibility of the state of Israel," Krsticevic said.

Bosnia Ex-Governors Condemn Meddling in Komsic Election

Three former High Represenatives to Bosnia, Carl Bildt, Paddy Ashdown, and Christian Schwarz-Schilling, expressed their concern in an open letter to EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini on Thursday over Croatian attempts to dispute the legitimacy of the election of Zeljko Komsic as the Bosnian Croat member of the state's tripartite presidency.

Pristina official: I never spoke about "pact against Serbia"

He added said that the headline of the Dec. 1 article heard around the region was worlds apart from what he actually said.

I never said anything on creating a regional pact against Serbia. The headline of the article and what I actually said are two completely different things, Hoxhaj told the Montenegrin Antena M TV.

The National Day Military Parade begins

Bucharest, Dec 1 /Agerpres/ - The Military Parade on the National Day of Romania has begun on Saturday in Bucharest, with 4,000 Romanian and foreign servicemen to march under the Arch of Triumph.

The start of manifestations was done by the review of the Honor Guard by President Klaus Iohannis, after which the National Anthem was sung.

National Day Military Parade;4,000 Romanian and foreign servicemen to parade under the Arch of Triumph

Bucharest, Dec 1 /Agerpres/ - Approximately 4,000 servicemen and specialists of the Ministry of National Affairs (MApN), Ministry of Internal Affairs (MAI), Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI), Protection and Security Service (SPP) and the National Penitentiary Administration, along 200 military vehicles and 50 aircraft, with 500 foreign servicemen from allied or partner countries among them, w

Croatia Urged to Revoke War Criminals’ Honours

A year after six officials from the Bosnian Croat wartime statelet of Herzeg-Bosnia were convicted in The Hague, campaigners urged Croatia’s president to revoke the honours she awarded them before the verdict.

Croat Philosopher Aims to Become German MEP

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis and Croat philosopher Srecko Horvat are to run in the 2019 European Parliament elections in Germany as candidates for the radical Democracy in Europe Movement 2015, DiEM25.

Jasenovac Camp Book Challenges Right-Wing Revisionism

Historian Ivo Goldstein launched a new study of Croatia’s Jasenovac concentration camp, challenging attempts to downplay the crimes committed there by the fascist Ustasa during World War II.

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