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Montenegro Rejects Balkan ‘Mini Schengen’ Proposal

Montenegro's economy minister Dragica Sekulic said on Monday that joining the 'mini Schengen' initiative for Balkan states proposed by Albania, North Macedonia and Serbia would be a waste of energy because her country has already "opened its borders" and lifted trade barriers to its neighbours.

Vucic: Thaci didn't tell Macron what he really meant

Vucic was asked to comment on Thaci's statement that he had passed on to Macron that Pristina was ready for a peace agreement with Belgrade, saying that he had heard it from him two or three years ago.

"With the Armagnac from 1914, we ended a very good one-hour long conversation" PHOTO

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic is in Paris, attending a dinner hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron.
The President of Serbia posted a photo on his Instagram profile after a tête-à-tête meeting with the French President.
"With the Armagnac from 1914, we ended a very good one-hour long conversation", Vucic wrote.

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Kosovo Orders Partial Recount of General Election Votes

Kosovo's Election Complaints and Appeals Panel, ECAP, said on Monday that votes from more than half of the polling stations in the country must be recounted, and declared that votes that were sent from Serbia were invalid.

Bulgarian Paralympic Team wins two Gold on Day 1 of Dubai 2019 World Para Championship

As of last night Bulgaria has its first two world champions from the Dubai 2019 World Para Championship. Ruzhdi Ruzdhi and Hristiyan Stoykov won the gold in the shot put and 1,500 m run respectively. They are part of the official team of the Bulgarian Paralympic Federation led by Iliya Lalov.

"As for Macron, we knock on an open door and there is no dilemma"

This is the opinion of the Director of the Center for Globalization, Dejan Miletic.
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic is meeting with Macron, from whom, as he announced, he will seek support for "mini-Schengen", as well as answer to the question of what the future of the region is when it comes to European integration.

Medical Tests Delay Bosnian Serb General’s Massacre Trial Again

Belgrade Higher Court has been waiting since April for the results of tests to determine whether Novak Djukic, the wartime commander of the Bosnian Serb Army's Ozren Tactical Group, can appear in court, again delaying the long-running proceedings in the case, BIRN has learned.

France is the ‘Ticking Time Bomb’, Not Bosnia

A 2018 study by the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation, at Kings College London, cited by the BBC, put the total number of foreign ISIS fighters at just under 41,500 from 81 countries, almost 6,000 of whom it says came from Western Europe.

Mission accomplished: Corridor 10 officially released for traffic today VIDEO/PHOTO

The ceremony is attended by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, Bulgarian Prime Minister Bojko Borisov, Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, as well as representatives of the governments of the two countries, foreign creditors and companies that took part in the road works on this section.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Borisov addressed the public first.

Croatia Protests after Serbia Honours Yugoslav General

The Croatian Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs sent a diplomatic note on Friday to the Serbian embassy in Zagreb, expressing its "strongest protest over the unveiling of a memorial plaque to Mladen Bratic, commander of the former Yugoslav People's Army forces and associated Serbian paramilitary units in the attack on Vukovar".

Matthew Palmer: "Mini Schengen has US support" VIDEO

"The European perspective of the Western Balkans, which has been the basis of US engagement in the region for more than 20 years, has not changed and will not change", Matthew Palmer, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and US Special Representative for the Western Balkans said.