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Chaos on the border crossings VIDEO

The busiest roads lead from Hungary and Croatia to Macedonia and Bulgaria.
Apart from highways, the intensity of traffic has also increased on the routes leading to Montenegro, AMSS announced earlier.

Campaign for Civilian War Victims’ Rights Launched in Croatia

Zagreb-based NGO Documenta - Centre for Dealing with the Past and the Serbian National Council, which represents the Serb minority in Croatia, launched a media campaign on Thursday entitled 'Justice for Victims', supporting the government's plan to pass legislation that will grant benefits to civilian victims of the 1991-95 war.

Travelling To/From the Balkans? The COVID-19 Rules that Apply

Only passengers travelling to the United Kingdom are subjected to quarantine. 

The majority of countries in the region require confirmation of vaccination or negative PCR or antigen test made less than 48 or 72 hours prior to travel in order to avoid 7-14-day quarantine.

Some countries require completion of online health forms or medical checks upon arrival. 

Today Bulgaria Will Host Three Seas Initiative Summit in Sofia

The Sixth Summit of the "Three Seas" Initiative will take place in Sofia in the next two days, July 8 and 9. The forum is hosted by Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev.

Yesterday he met with Beata Daszyńska-Muzyczka, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the Investment Fund on the "Three Seas" initiative.

President Iohannis to attend Three Seas Initiative Summit in Sofia

Romania's President Klaus Iohannis will be attending the 6th summit meeting of the Three Seas Initiative (3SI) in Sofia, Bulgaria, July 8-9. On July 8, he is scheduled to attend an official dinner for the summit attendees.

Slovenia marks 30th anniversary of Brijuni Declaration

Ljubljana – Thirty years to the day, the Brijuni Declaration was adopted, ending hostilities between Yugoslav and Slovenian forces in the ten-day independence war and suspending Slovenia’s independence activities for three months. It was the first international agreement between Slovenia and the EU’s predecessor, the European Economic Community (EEC).

As Vaccination Campaigns Falter, CEE Countries Get Creative

"Sometimes it's not enough to copy solutions … It is important to understand how they will work in our mentality, and consider carefully whether we have a solution that will have a greater impact for the same [amount of] money and which will be the result of understanding what is behind vaccination hesitation," Lauri Korajlija said.

Balkan Leaders Pledge to Boost Economic Cooperation

Leaders at an online summit on Monday, part of the Berlin Process, an initiative to boost regional cooperation among Western Balkan countries and their European integration, pledged to boost economic ties while affirming the need for EU integration of all the countries in the region.

Orbán hasn't done that because of Serbia

"Viktator", as some media call him, a bad politician who angers Europe with his attitudes towards LGBT and migrants, paid for an ad in the Croatian Vecernji list entitled "On the future of the European Union". In it, he listed seven proposals that would improve the EU, and the last one concerns, no less and no more, Serbia.

Democracy Digest: Zeman and Tusk – Knights in Shining Armour?

Fast forward to today and this weekend's congress of Civic Coalition is supposed to be accompanied by the news Tusk will take over leadership of the fledgling coalition that contains the party he once led to two consecutive electoral victories, serving as prime minister from 2007 to 2014.

Slovenia Takes Over EU Presidency Amid Wave of Criticism

Slovenia formally took over the six-month presidency of the Council of the European Union on Thursday, announcing its focus as tackling the coronavirus pandemic and recovery, enhancing resilience to future crises, and EU enlargement.