Balkan countries

Dendias, Cavusoglu announce mutual support for international body bids

Following a meeting between Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Brussels, the two men announced that Ankara will vote for Greece's candidacy in the elections for a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council, while Athens will support Turkey for general-secretary of the International Maritime Organization.

Drecun: Progress made in Ohrid, traps of EU proposal avoided

BELGRADE - The head of the Serbian parliamentary committee on Kosovo-Metohija Milovan Drecun said on Monday an Ohrid agreement on an implementation plan in the Belgrade-Pristina talks averted the danger of Belgrade recognising the false state of Kosovo in any way and agreeing to its UN membership.

Dendias to meet Turkish counterpart on sidelines of donors’ conference in Brussels

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said he will meet with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Brussels Monday on the sidelines of a conference hosted by the EU aimed at ramping up funds from international donors to help the victims of the devastating earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria.

The meeting will take place at 2 p.m. Greek time, Dendias said.

Vucic: Serbia ready to work on implementation up to its red lines

BELGRADE - In a public address following Saturday's round of the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue in Ohrid, North Macedonia, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said that, as everywhere else, he had spoken there about Serbia's red lines concerning its opposition to a recognition of the so-called Kosovo and the territory's admission to the UN.

Vucic: I am hoping for decent discussion in Ohrid

INDJIJA - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Friday he was hoping for a decent discussion in Ohrid, North Macedonia, in the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue on Saturday and for an opportunity to get things moving, but noted that he would not be travelling to the city with messages as he had already told EU and US envoys Miroslav Lajcak and Gabriel Escobar all he had had to say.