Johannes Hahn

EU: Kosovo must reverse this act immediately

According to Beta agency, the EU foreign policy chief said in a statement that the Nov. 21 that decision of the Kosovo government to raise the duty on Serbian and Bosnian goods to 100 percent made the situation worse, after Pristina imposed 10-percent duties last week.

The Kosovo government must immediately revoke those decisions, Mogherini said.

EU officials in Turkey to discuss faltering membership bid

The European Union's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn are meeting Turkish officials for talks focusing on Turkey's long-stalled membership bid.

Hahn said on Twitter that the two would address priority issues, including rule of law and human rights, during Thursday's meetings in Ankara, Turkey's capital.

European Perspective of the Western Balkans: Meeting in Austria

The leaders of the Western Balkan countries and EU commissioners, Maria Gabriel and Johannes Hahn, are in Vienna at the invitation of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurtz, reported the Bulgarian National Television. 

This morning they discussed the European perspective of the Western Balkans, regional cooperation and bilateral contacts.

Commissioner Hahn calls for end to Turkey's EU accession talks

Johannes Hahn, the European Union commissioner responsible for bloc enlargement negotiations and neighborhood policy, has called for an end to accession negotiations with Turkey.

Turkey's membership of the EU is not realistic in the foreseeable future, Hahn told Die Welt newspaper published Tuesday.

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