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Germany takes leading role in promoting EU integration for Balkans
Germany is taking a leadership role in the Balkans' integration to the European Union.
Leaders of western Balkan countries are invited to a high-profile conference next month in Germany to support their integration prospects into the European Union.
EUR 1.8 bn pledged for Serbia and Bosnia
BRUSSELS -- A total of EUR 1.846 billion worth of aid for Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina was raised at the donor conference in Brussels on Wednesday.
This was announced by European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Kristalina Georgieva at the conclusion of the conference.
BRUSSELS - A big donor conference will bring together numerous officials and representatives of international institutions and organizations from Europe and the world in Brussels on Wednesday, in an effort to help remedy the consequences of the catastrophic floods that hit Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) in May.
The leaders of Albania, Bosnia, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia are attending the two-day Summit 100 in Cavtat from Monday along with many of the most prominent CEOs, entrepreneurs and economists from south-eastern Europe.
The World Bank forecast 1.7% growth for Bulgaria's economy in 2014, in its EU 11 regular report released on Friday.
It, however, did not take into account the controversies around the bankruptcy of the Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) and the expected by Finance Minister Petar Chobanov growth of the state deficit over the 3% threshold.
BELGRADE - Serbian Justice Minister Nikola Selakovic conferred on Saturday with President of the Slovenian Bishops' Conference Andrej Glavan on the position of the Roman Catholic Church in Serbia and the assistance provided by the Roman Catholic Church during the floods that devastated the country in May.
BELGRADE - Kosovo too will take part in the upcoming donor conference in Brussels, Belgrade-based daily Politika reports, and Ivan Mrkic, Serbian president's foreign policy advisor, says that Serbia is dissatisfied with the decision of the European Commission (EC) to invite Pristina to the event.