Croatia–Slovenia border disputes
Fishermen turn to Strasbourg court over Croatian fines
Slovenian fishermen whom Croatia has been fining for fishing in waters that a border arbitration tribunal awarded to Slovenia in 2017 have turned to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg after exhausting all legal possibilities for an appeal in Croatia.
LIVE Summit of the "Brdo-Brioni" process begins; Vučić also arrived
President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vui, is participating in the summit.
Croatian President Zoran Milanovi and Slovenian President Borut Pahor welcome the guests.
Vjosa Osmani also arrived. The members of the BiH Presidency efik Daferovi, Milorad Dodik and eljko Komi are also present. Immediately after them came the President of Montenegro Milo Djukanovi.
Michel replies to Pahor’s letter on Bosnia’s EU candidate statues
Ljubljana – President Borut Pahor has received European Council President Charles Michel’s reply to his letter in which Pahor advocated giving Bosnia-Herzegovina EU candidate status without setting conditions. Pahor’s office said in Friday’s release that Michel underlined his firm commitment to the European path of Western Balkan countries.
Pahor says new government could have long-term prospects
Ljubljana – In an interview with the public broadcaster, President Borut Pahor has talked about the international circumstances, noting that the government is in for deliberation about how to remain an ally in helping Ukraine, while wisely “regulating sanctions so that we can help ourselves”. He also spoke about the long-term prospects of the new cabinet.
Pahor urges support for Bosnia’s EU candidate status
Riga – President Borut Pahor urged the leaders of Three Seas EU countries to endorse Slovenia’s proposal at the EU summit later this week to give Bosnia-Herzegovina the status of EU candidate country, as he addressed the summit of the Three Seas initiative in Latvia on Monday.
Fajon: Proposal on Bosnia’s EU candidate status gets strong support
Luxembourg – Slovenia’s proposal that the EU should grant Bosnia-Herzegovina EU candidate status as soon as possible received a great deal of support and, above all, a great deal of understanding at today’s meeting of EU foreign ministers, Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon said after she outlined the proposal to her counterparts.
Slovenia wants Bosnia to get candidate status at next week’s EU summit
Brussels – Slovenia has produced a proposal to grant Bosnia-Herzegovina EU candidate status as early as at the EU summit next week. Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon will present it to her EU counterparts on Monday at a session of the Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg.
Pahor writes to Michel over candidate status of Bosnia-Herzegovina
Ljubljana – President Borut Pahor has sent a letter to European Council President Charles Michel calling for Bosnia-Herzegovina to be granted the EU candidate country status without any conditions. Pahor believes this would strengthen the pro-European forces in the country and the pace of adjustment to the European norms.
Three presidents urge acceleration of EU talks for W Balkans
Brijuni – The presidents of Slovenia, Croatia and Austria urged accelerating EU accession talks with Western Balkan countries and condemned the war in Ukraine, which they believe cannot be resolved diplomatically at the moment. At their annual meeting in Croatia, they also discussed NATO enlargement and Croatia’s eurozone and Schengen zone entry.
Pahor assures Vučić of Slovenia’s further support for region’s EU path
Vipava – President Borut Pahor assured his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vučić on Monday of Slovenia’s continued support for the European perspective of the Western Balkans. At the start of Vučić’s working visit to Slovenia, Pahor said that in order to ensure peace and stability, leaders in the region must be careful not to escalate the situation.