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Macedonia's Gruevski Fled via Albania and Montenegro, Police Confirm

Albania police confirmed on Thursday evening that Macedonia's former Prime Minister, Nikola Gruevski, travelled through Albania to Montenegro on November 11 via the Hani I Hotit/Bozaj border crossing.

He travelled as a passenger in a car owned by the Hungarian embassy in Albania, according to the police announcement.

PM attends digitization summit in Sofia

The aim of the Digital Agenda is digital transformation and modernisation of public administration, greater cyber security and the improvement of business climate in the region.

The Summit has been opened by Prime Minister of Bulgaria Boyko Borisov and European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel.

Kurz invites Western Balkans PMs to Vienna on Nov. 19

The talks will be attended by the prime ministers of Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, the chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia-Herzegovina, and the prime minister of the interim institutions in Pristina.

The Prime Minister of Serbia Ana Brnabic is also expected to attend the Vienna meeting.

Largest Serbian flag raised at Nikola Tesla Airport/PHOTOS

"As a gate to Belgrade and to Serbia, the airport has joined the state's initiative to enliven the cult of the flag," said the airport's executive director, Senka Jelenkovic.

"As you can see, the flag is imposing, it is 72 sq meters in size (12 by 6 meters), displayed on a 25-meter pole," she said.

(Tanjug/Filip Kraincanic)

Croatians Detained in Serbian Prison Camps Sue Belgrade

Three Croatian citizens who were detained in prison camps in Serbia after the fall of Vukovar are suing the authorities in Belgrade for compensation, one of them, Dragutin Guzovski, told BIRN on Wednesday.

Kremlin discloses what Putin told Thaci

Sputnik is reporting this on Wednesday.

Putin "pointed out to Thaci that Pristina needs to reach a consensus with Belgrade and told him that Russia will support a joint decision by Belgrade and Pristina," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has been quoted as saying.

Bosnia Courts Struggle to Address Rise in People Smuggling

Bosnian courts have done little to address the problem of people-smuggling, which is believed to be growing, as thousands of people attempt to cross from the non-EU Bosnia into EU-member Croatia.

"No more dialogue until Pristina withdraws its decisions"

Vucic - who was in Brussels on Thursday for his EU-mediated meeting with Kosovo President Hashim Thaci - that "no Serbian representative will appear in Brussels (again) until that happens."

Bulgarian Energy Minister Petkova and Montenegro Ambassador Discuss Belene Nuclear Project

Bulgaria's Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova discussed energy cooperation between Bulgaria and Montenegro with Ambassador Snežana Radović on 8th of November. The talks are in continuation of the talks between the Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria, Boyko Borissov and his counterpart Duško Marković, held in September, reports BNT. 

Kosovo Customs Tariff Alarms Bosnia's Dairy Farmers

Bosnian foodstuff producers are worried after Kosovo imposed a 10-per-cent customs tariff on imports from Bosnia and Serbia this week, citing their hostility towards Kosovo.

The trade balance between the two countries is unequal; the value of Bosnian exports to Kosovo is about ten times larger than Kosovo's exports to Bosnia.

"We'll beat that beast, fascist creation Serbia, together"

On that occasion, this former member of the Serbian government from 2008 until 2014, stressed that that the BNV "has remained and continues to be Bosniak, adding that he was "happy and proud" that there had been no incidents during the voting, "confirming the Bosniaks as a mature nation."

Vucic, Netanyahu "satisfied with cooperation in all areas"

On this occasion, Vucic pointed out that relations between the two countries are traditionally good, but that there is still room for the development of trade and an increase in the number of Israeli investments in Serbia.

"We are satisfied with cooperation in all areas," said Vucic, positively assessing the increase in the number of Israeli tourists visiting Serbia.